YoungMates.com presents itself with a modern and appealing design. The landing page does not show any erotic content. Even at first sight, it appears clear that this platform is not designed for those who are looking for casual sex experiences. People who sign up here are seeking friendships, and meaningful relationships. Most of the users are under 25 years of age, but nothing prevents older people from registering.
The member's area has a simple interface. This makes it easy to navigate the site, even for those that are not too familiar with online dating. We checked many profiles of other members. We were positively surprised by the abundance of details, information, and pictures that they provide. Most of the members seem genuinely keen to share their interests and passions. We never had the impression that YoungMates.com contains fake profiles.
Subscription and coins
Creating an account on YoungMates.com is free of charge. This allows you to set up your profile with all the information that you want to provide. You can upload pictures that will go through a manual review, before being published. Also, you can partially navigate the member's area. Unfortunately, this basic membership is not enough to communicate with other members. Costs on YoungMates.com originate from recurring subscriptions and “coins.” The bad news is, that you need both, to have full access to the service. Therefore, it can be quite expensive.
Subscriptions allow you to view all the pictures and information about any user, even the most popular ones. Moreover, they give you additional benefits, in terms of search options and visibility. Cancelling the subscription is not an issue because this can be done anytime, from your profile settings. There is no risk of a rip-off here. To send messages, you need coins, regardless of whether you already have a subscription. Every message will cost you roughly £0.35. We disliked the fact that YoungMates.com does not provide new users with a few free coins, to test the platform.
No first-hand experiences
We checked the internet for past user's reviews about YoungMates.com, and Тech Digitаlisаtion Ltd, the Irish site's operator from Dublin, but we could not find any. This is not surprising, since this platform is quite young. However, it also means that YoungMates.com is not too popular.