Calling all singletons! Are you searching for your soulmate or a companion to keep loneliness at bay? Maybe you have trawled the bars, checked out the gym, secretly eyed up work colleagues or fervently hoped that a special someone would catch your eye. If all that has failed, don’t despair as there is a way for you to find a match made in heaven and earn more AVIOS at the same time.
Earn Avios with Match Affinity
Match Affinity is an online dating agency which you can now access through the online dating review. Anyone who goes ahead and signs up for a twelve-month subscription can earn 5,000 AVIOS. Subscriptions of three and six months will also earn more AVIOS but at a reduced rate.
Earn your AVIOS
I am happily married and unfamiliar with dating sites so I found searching the Match Affinity site pretty frustrating. It is not particularly easy to find prices without signing up which I find disingenuous. Why make someone provide their personal details on the basis that they can see who has viewed them for free? To actually make contact with your favourite hottie, you need a subscription and it seems ridiculous that you have to go through all this process just to find out the prices.
There isn’t even an easy way to contact them to find out prices as every attempt directs you to the FAQ. You cannot contact them until you sign up. Isn’t this just making it more difficult (and thus unlikely) that someone will sign up? After all, there are plenty of competitors but maybe they are equally non-customer friendly.
Match Affinity costs
I did get a response from my query raised via the Match Affinity Facebook page but the response made no sense. I am therefore relying on prices from an online dating review site. They indicate that the prices are as follows so you can decide for yourself before going through this convoluted rigmarole:
- £154.80 (£12.90 per month) for a 12-month membership
- £119.40 (£19.90 per month) for a 6-month membership
- £89.70 (£29.90 per month) for a 3-month membership
How Match Affinity works
Potential lovebirds complete a psychometric questionnaire designed to capture personality traits and preferences. These are then used to match you with people you might like. After that, you will receive a list of suitable candidates (akin to your Amazon wish list) and then you start chatting to whoever takes your fancy.
Sign up to earn AVIOS
If you are happy with those prices, ignore my rant about how non-user friendly the site is and go ahead and sign up. You could meet the ‘one’ and be walking off into the sunset before long. To ensure you earn the AVIOS, be sure to sign into the BA store first and then navigate to Match Affinity from there.
If that doesn’t quite work out, at least you will have an additional 5,000 AVIOS to put towards a trip away somewhere with your besties. All is not lost but be warned I suspect Match Affinity’s customer service might be somewhat lacking.
Have you had any experience of this site, or bagged the bonus AVIOS?
If so, I would love to hear your thoughts on the experience.