FarangDate is an online dating site aimed at helping Thai singles who are looking for cross-cultural romance, pen-pals, or marriage. Most of the members of FarangDate are from Thailand who are looking for friendship, romance, or marriage with men from abroad.
FarangDate is free to sign up and use. Most of the features of the site are accessible free of cost. You can create a profile, browse other member’s profiles, message other members, and use some other basic features without paying a single penny. However, there is a limit; you can only send messages every 15 minutes as a free member. In order to unlock this limit as well as use other features such as wink, virtual flirt, etc., you will need to upgrade to premium membership. Premium membership starts at $4 per month.
Following are some prominent features of FarangDate:
Email-style Messaging: You can send messages every 15 minutes only (unless you are a premium member).
Advanced Search: Search other members using criteria such as gender, age range, country, region, marital status, children, weight, hair color, height, and much more.
Chat Rooms: Join a chat room to talk with a group of like-minded individuals and increase the chances of finding your perfect Thai partner.
Wink and Flirt: These icebreaking features are also available on FarangDate.
Add to favorite: Just like other online dating sites, FarangDate also allows you to add members as your favorite.
Blog: You can visit the blog section in order to view latest posts about online dating experiences, tips, advices, and more. You can also subscribe to receive updates via email.
Photo Ratings: Users can leave rating for a photo. Photos with most votes are then featured on the FarangDate’s home page.
Comments: You can leave public and private comments for any member on the website.
Account History: Account history section allows you to view your previous activities on the website such as who you liked, what you posted, your previous comments, etc.
Report Spam: You can report unwanted users using this feature.
Multilingual: The site is available in various languages.
Ladyboys Section: There’s a special section on FarangDate for those who are interested in ladyboys.
Safety and Security: FarangDate is verified by SiteLock, the global leader in website security that protects from viruses, spams, malware, scams, and hackers.
Pros and Cons
- Most of the features on the site are free, including messaging
- Large member database, more than 170,000 members
- No live chat feature
- No video chat
- The site is a bit annoying to use
- Sloppy design and lack of other common features
- Profile verification is not very efficient
- A lot of fake profiles
In conclusion, while FarangDate is free to use, it lacks some necessary feature that make online dating a rich experience. But it still offers the opportunity to find a perfect Thai partner without paying a cent. So, if you are interested in having a long-term relationship but have no money to spend, FarangDate is worth a shot.