Established in 2001, Ashley Madison is an online dating site aimed at helping people who are currently in a relationship or married and are looking for a partner to have an open, polyamorous relationship. Due to its discreet features, AshleyMadison has seen continuous growth in popularity. They have a large members section and is 100% free for women to join.
Registration may be free, but it does require a one-time activation fee of $19.99. After that, Ashley Madison uses a credit-based system where users purchase credits to gain access to the more discreet features of the site. Credits range in price from $49 for 100 credits (introductory) up to $240 for 1000 credits. They categorize this as the Affair Guarantee.
Due to the nature of the website, Ashley Madison makes the safety and privacy of its clients a priority. They have a plethora of privacy features. One such feature is allowing their members to decide which photos are private and which are public. Despite their best efforts, Ashley Madison has had its share of security breaches. Most notable In 2015 when they had user information stolen and leaked to the public.
The Bottom Line
Despite the breach in security, Ashley Madison continues to grow in popularity. With a membership base of 52 million users and growing, they are not going away anytime soon. Available in both IOS and Android mobile applications, they make finding that someone special while traveling pretty simple.
If you’re looking for a unique situation where discretion is vital Ashley Madison is the site for. Competition on the website is fierce, so finding your niche and working the system will take some time but will be worth the effort in the end.