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Online dating sites in Venezuela have enjoyed the same success as in Ecuador. If you are a Venezuelan or lonely traveler or expatriate in Venezuela, I highly recommend you give online dating a try.
Venezuelans are beautiful. The jaw-dropping beauty of the people there is one of the first things I noticed during a weekend trip I took to the country in 2000. It is no surprise that Venezuelan women consistently make the top 10 for world beauty pageants such as the Miss Universe Contest. Although Venezuelans aren’t as diverse as the people of other South American countries like Brazil or Colombia, they are still stunning, and rest assured, you will find loads of gems (especially in Caracas).
Should you decide to sign up for the online dating sites I recommend below, be sure to read member profiles carefully as you might come across a lot of fake profiles. Usually, I can spot these profiles easily. A woman who has only one picture posted, is wearing a tight bikini and making an overly suggestive pose are usually clear signals to steer clear. Also another clue is a woman in her early 20s who says she is interested in men between 20 and 80.
Without further ado, here is the quick list of the top two dating sites in Venezuela. I’ll go into more detail in my reviews below.
- Latin American Cupid
1. Latin American Cupid
Latin American Cupid is second-to-none in Venezuela. This site will be your best option should you decide to look for love online in Venezuela. The site is full of Venezuelan singles. I admit, in some countries like Argentina, Uruguay, or Paraguay, the member numbers are so low on this site that it is barely worth it to set up an account. This is not the case, however, in Venezuela where a simple search of women 21-35 who live in Venezuela will turn up more than 1000 profiles.
Latin American Cupid
To have the full messaging functionality and to appear higher in the search results, you will have to buy a Gold or Platinum subscription. I normally always do Platinum with these sites. The few extra dollars you pay per month is usually worth the results you get. Remember, your love life, like your career and education, is one big investment that, when successful, will pay off in the end.
As I mention in my online dating e-book, just like the real world, there will be men or women who you will not click with or who don’t respond to your messages (or just disappear). There are women or men who might only be interested in helping you to part with your money. That is life. Just keep sending out messages and reach out until you find the person you are looking for and get success. As is typical with online dating, expect a response rate of around 1-10% depending on how good your profile is. (response rate = people who will respond back to you to whom you sent an introduction message).
If you’re interested in signing up for Latin American Cupid, check out my full write-up on the site over on my review of the best dating sites in Colombia.
A massive worldwide online dating site launched in 2006, Badoo is a second option if you are looking to date someone in Venezuela. It is a big step down from Latin American Cupid in terms of quality, but it is still worth setting up a profile if you have the time. I must warn you though that the level of trash profiles you have to weed through on Badoo is so high that you might get discouraged. Because of my issues with the quality of profiles on Badoo, I do not recommend that you use this site as a starting point for your dating search.
Badoo works on the “freemium” model, which means that it is free to sign up, but you have to pay for upgraded features. The site operates in over 180 countries, and is popular in Latin America and Europe.
Online Dating Strategy:
- A lot of what I learned while dating online was through trial and error, planting a lot of seeds in order to get success…learning what works and doesn’t work and refining my approach along the way. You might have your own online dating strategy, and that is cool, but if you don’t and need a starting point, go and buy my e-book, Online Dating Success: How to Find Love Anywhere in the World. In the book I go into detail about how to set up a profile, what I recommend writing for your initial and follow up messages, when to ask the woman/man you’re interested in to go offline for a date, and more.
Useful Phrases in Spanish:
- Hola, ¿Cómo estás? – Hi, how are you?
- Me llamo… – My name is…
- ¿Cuál es su nombre? – What is your name?
- ¿De dónde eres? – Where are you from?
- Yo soy de los Estados Unidos. – I am from the United States.
- ¿Hablas Inglés? – Do you speak English?
- ¿Qué te gusta hacer para divertirte? – What do you like to do for fun?
- ¿De verdad? – Oh really!?
- ¿Tienes hermanos o hermanas? – Do you have any brothers or sisters?
- Tu eres bonita. – You are really stunning.
- Me gustas mucho. – I like you a lot.
- Vamos a salir este fin de semana. – Let’s go out this weekend.
- ¿Estás libre a las 7 de la tarde? – Are you free at 7 o’clock?
- Qué bueno!! Gracias. – Cool! Thank you.
- ¡Qué genial! Hasta Luego. – Great! See you later.
- Adiós – Bye.
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