Well to start with, the advantage of signing up for Meetic.co.uk is that you can also become a member of DatingDirect.com as they acquired Meetic.co.uk in the year 2007. With the merger, you have so many more members to choose your partner from and that is good news.
While the free membership does help you find a lot about the site, if you interested in real serious dating, then you need to sign up for the Premier Pass membership. At reasonable prices, you get many features. Another unique plus is the fact that under the Find Love Guarantee, members can get their money refunded to them if they do not find their partner within a year. It is a reflection of the site’s confidence in their member database and search systems that they are able to offer such an offer and this is certainly a huge advantage for members looking for serious dating options.
This site, in addition to providing you with an opportunity to build a detailed profile also gives you the facility of writing a Personal Ad, where you can extol your virtues and personality traits in a manner that helps you promote your self. This opens up greater possibilities of meeting like minded members and thereby finding your preferred partner.
Features like Perfect Match and Your Test really sets this site apart from others in permitting the user to lay down partner expectations from the site and also allowing potential and prospective dates the luxury of seeking clarifications from the user. This is sure to find favor with those who are introverts and cannot come out of their shell in the preliminary stages of dating. The questionnaire does the job for them.
Meetic enables uploading your photos into a Personal Photo Album, making it easier for members to view photos at a single location and improve the chances of finding a date. Meetic also facilitates email and web based alerts to notify you about the interest shown by other members in your profile. Since the web bases alerts are pop-ups, it does not impinge on your working. The email alerts are more detailed and list down all contacts you have had with other members. If you are one of the shy types, then you also have the facility of sending winks to members who catch your fancy and this is a very useful ice-breaker. Conversely, the site alerts you about any winks that you may receive from other members, so that you are always in the know how of any interest shown by members and can respond promptly in order to take the relationship further.
There are also other useful features like My Lists, which tracks the members with whom you have had exchanges or My Contacts, which lists the contact requests made by other members. You can also slot your own favorite contact members under the My Favorite option. These things make navigation around the site easier and you are always in control of how you wish to approach the dating game.