You can view matches and send messages and “winks” for free on e Vow, just like on its sister site.

Upgrading costs $35.40 for three months, $51.00 for six months, or $81.40 for one year.

Plentyof Fish has spun off a new dating site called e Vow, which is only for those seriously looking for a long-term relationship.

As a nonpaying member, you can purchase “coins” to spend on additional features such as boosting your profile in search rankings, or sending virtual gifts.

Also, while free members can browse, wink, and respond to emails they receive, they cannot initiate emails.

You may even find that online dating isn’t right for you – if that’s the case, all the better to find out without investing much into the process.

Free sites generally offer more flexibility for different types of relationships, including casual hookups and same-sex relationships.

However, upgrading to premium status allows you to chat and send emails to any other members.

Premium status costs .95 for one month, .95 per month for a three-month subscription, or .99 per month for a full year.e Harmony uses a more advanced system to match people based on a large number of questions you answer when you sign up.

Plentyof Fish (POF) has a range of features – these are a few of the most popular: While technically a free site, Plentyof Fish offers you the option to purchase a membership upgrade.