The review of the Amigos Hispanic Dating service is below.
Category Reviewed: Hispanic Dating
Updated: May 2011
Membership Types: Free (Standard) & Paid (Gold & Silver)
(roughly 7% of US & Canadian men are looking for men.)
(roughly 23% of US women & 19% of Canadian women are looking for women. Some of these may also be looking for men as well.)
- Over 9.7 million members* worldwide.
- You can search for a serious relationship, friendship, someone to date, or marriage.
- A large number of members are Mexico (over 2 million). Other countries with over 600,000 members include Brazil, Spain, and the US.
- 5400 members were online, 444 were in the chat rooms & 208 were on IM when we checked.
- You can chat for free in one of the 20 geographical or topical chat rooms. There are even rooms where you can speak in Spanish or Portuguese or practice! Plus there’s a chat room where paid members can chat.
- You can chat for free on Instant Messenger.
- Option to purchase credits to email members if you don’t want to purchase a monthly membership.
- Standard (free) members have a limited ability to see the full profile of members.
- The ability for Standard members to read emails is limited but can expand over time (as per the Customer Service rep).
- If you verify your information with ConfirmID, you’ll get 2 months of Silver membership. This was valid as of May 17, 2011.
- Sometimes a bonus month or two is offered with the purchase of a silver or gold membership. Read the requirements.
- Paid members can upgrade to allow Standard members to contact them and see their profile.
- Standard members can earn access to more features if their profile is popular. For instance, this may allow them to view more profiles and initiate a certain number of emails per day.
- Paid memberships (gold & silver) are cheaper if you buy a 3 month term versus by the month.
- Can view the site in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
- Part of the FriendFinder network of dating sites.
* Amigos defines members as those who have logged in within the past 2 years.