Seeking is Free for Women and Starts at $100 for Men

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​If you’re looking to see how much Seeking Arrangement costs and exactly what you would have to pay to upgrade to a premium membership, you’re in the right spot. In the table below you’ll find updated costs and prices associated with upgrading from the free trial.

Additionally, we look at what our editors think, the methods of accepted payment, and what the membership charge looks like on your credit card statement.

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Membership TypeLengthCost
Premium - Subscription30 days$109.99 monthly
Premium - Subscription90 days$96.66 monthly
Premium - One Time Purchase90 days$289.99 once
Diamond - Subscription30 days$274.99 monthly
LadiesUnlimitedFree

The cost of a Seeking Arrangement membership is fairly straightforward. There are two membership types—Premium and Diamond (we’ll outline the differences below). Additionally, as is customary in the online dating industry, memberships get less expensive the longer term you purchase.

How does Seeking pricing compare with the rest of the industry?

At first glance, the pricing for this site is a bit higher than other online sites, but we have to be honest, we understand why. First, the site is a niche site that is catering to affluent and wealthy individuals as well as those that are looking for people that fit into that wealthy category. If the membership was $5 a month, how many people do you think would join that couldn’t keep up the luxury lifestyle? The quality of the site would take a big dip.

What’s great, though, is that with the higher price the result is higher quality members with more disposable income. This wouldn’t be something that important for a standard dating site, but for a luxury dating site, this is a great thing.

The bottom line is that you have to compare the pricing to other luxury dating sites (where it’s comparable), instead of to traditional online dating apps where it’s not going to be comparable.

What is a Diamond Member on Seeking Arrangement?

The Diamond membership on Seeking is the highest level paid membership available. You get access to all of the same features you get as a Premium Member (outlined below), as well as several additional perks. These include being featured on attractive member’s dashboards and a diamond badge that helps you to stand out everywhere. Is the Diamond membership at Seeking worth it? It’s up to you. The site boasts that you’ll get more responses faster and that you’ll stand out with other members knowing you’re truthful and serious. Effectively, it’s just a profile highlight and a badge, but in a competitive dating industry—that could mean everything.

What is a Premium Member on Seeking Arrangement?

Premium is the “normal” level of paid membership on Seeking Arrangement. Pricing for this membership compared with the Diamond-level membership is about 1/3 of the cost. Still, you get access to all of the features you need to have a great experience. These include unlocking conversations, the ability to hide your status and location, chances to boost your profile, inbox filters, and a place to keep notes on members.

Is Seeking Arrangement free for women?

Yes! If you’re a women looking to meet a quality successful man, you’re not going to have to pay to be on the site. It would be pretty silly if they charged you to be there. The whole point of luxury dating is for you to enjoy some fun and get spoiled. That’s way less fun if it starts out with you having to pay. Thankfully, that’s not the case.

Can I pay for Seeking Arrangement anonymously?

Sort of. You can pay for Seeking with a major credit card or through PayPal, though, you will have to use an account or card registered to you. With the credit cards, though, the site uses some discretion in how it lists the charges (outlined below). And with PayPal, this will show up on your PayPal ledger, but it never shows up on a banking statement or anything like that. This is about as close to anonymous as you can get with Seeking Arrangement.

Since you still can’t stick cash into your computer, you need to have a way to pay for your membership. At Seeking, you’ll be able to use any of five major credit or debit cards. Additionally, if you’d prefer to use an option that doesn’t print out on a statement, you can use PayPal. Here’s the full list of accepted payment options.

  • American Express
  • Discover cards
  • VISA
  • Mastercard
  • Diner’s Club
  • PayPal

Seeking Arrangement understands that discretion can sometimes be important when it comes to joining an online dating site. For this reason, they don’t list the charges as “Luxury Dating Website” or anything like that. Instead, they use some much-appreciated discretion.

Curious what is going to show up on your credit card statement? We’re not ones to judge why, but we did go ahead and find out how this will appear on your credit card statement. It will show up as one of the following:

  • W8 TECH LIMITED 775-450-4856 US
  • W8TECH SA 775-450-4856 US or W8TECH_*SA
  • W8TECH.COM*SA or W8TECH_*SA or W8 Tech Limited
  • “PF*W8TECH.COM
  • 2BUYSAFE.COM/W8TECH
  • AW*w8tech.com+17754504856
  • SA*W8TECH
  • W8TECH.COM*SA
  • W8TECH*SA”

If you want further discretion, PayPal is a convenient payment option that doesn’t show up on banking statements and is much more private. It’s also a great payment option if you don’t like using your credit card information on the internet. Seeking Arrangement is on top of their security features, though, so this shouldn’t be a concern.

Seeking Arrangement does a great job of keeping up the quality, and we think it starts with the slightly higher membership cost. Yes, it might sound silly saying something is better because it costs a bit more, but you get what you pay for in the online dating world and in this particular specialty niche.

A few additional things you should know about the Seeking Arrangement cost structure and how their programs work.

  1. Memberships are all set to auto-renew. This means that if you don’t want to continue with the site once you’re done with your membership term, you will need to un-check this option. It’s put on there as a convenience for you, but we can understand if you don’t want it to automatically happen.
  2. There are no refunds. This isn’t our policy, it’s theirs, and we just wanted you to be aware of it.
  3. Their memberships are in 30 or 90 day increments. Keep this in mind because your renewal date is not going to be the same every month. If you purchase on February 1st with the monthly plan, your next renewal date is not going to be March 1st. It will be whatever 30 days after February 1st is.
  4. There don’t appear to be any fees with any of the deposit methods so the Seeking Arrangement cost is the same regardless of which option you use. Do be aware, though, that your credit card company might charge a fee in case the transaction is international. (It does say on their site that payments are made through a third party and international purchases must be approved. Most major credit cards should have no problem with this, though. Just a heads up for your benefit.)

Overall, we’re pleased with the flexibility in payment options. You should have no problems getting your membership activated and chatting with matches in no time.

If you decide after your free trial that the Seeking Arrangment cost is worth it and you want to get involved, it only takes a few minutes to get upgraded. While the main difference between your free trial and a paid account is that you can interact with other members, there are a few other perks you will get as well. Here is what you get as a premium member of Seeking Arrangement.

  • Unlock all of your messages (Unlimited messaging with men or women)
  • Hide your online status, when you joined the site and the last place that you logged in from
  • Get a boost to your profile for better visibility and more quality matches
  • Filters for your inbox to help you sort through all of your messages
  • Keep notes on your matches
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Author: Matt Seymour, MSF

Matthew J. Seymour is a dating industry expert with over a decade of experience coaching singles, reviewing dating apps, and analyzing trends within the industry. Matt is a published author with his most recent work “Get More Dates: How to Master Online Dating Apps” that hit shelves in 2023. With a Masters of Science in Finance (MSF) degree from the University of Florida and extensive knowledge of the innerworkings of the online dating industry, Matt frequently serves in an advisory role to some of the largest dating apps on the market. In Matt’s current role with Healthy Framework, he leads the interview team that regularly interviews key dating industry leaders, and leverages his financial knowledge and dating app experience to review and share what singles need to know to get the most out of dating online.