Colombian women are one of South America’s best hidden secrets and more men are discovering just how beautiful they really are. If you are interested in meeting & dating Colombian women, then consider using online dating to increase your chances of success.
ColombianCupid was founded in 2005 and is the largest Colombian dating site in the world. It’s part of the Cupid Media Network and currently has over 1 million members on the site.
It’s the most popular site because ColombianCupid is just a dating site, not a mail order bride or matchmaking company. You don’t have to send letters or deal with a middleman during your search for a Colombiana.
In order to find success, you must create a profile, browse potential matches, exchange messages and do most of the work yourself.
- Create a free profile
- Browse profiles without a paid membership
- Contact other members without a paid membership
- Instant message
- Send and receive emails
- Show who’s online now
- Matching feature based on profile
- Chat Rooms
- Date of member’s last visit
- Advanced search feature
- See who’s viewed your profile
- Block members
- Send winks
- Show new members
- Mobile site
- ID confirmation
- In-depth questionnaire/compatibility test
- Recorded video introductions
- Favorite’s list
Step 1 – Create Your Free Account
Your first step to meeting Colombian women is to create a free ColombianCupid account. The signup process is easy and only takes 1 minute.
You can join using your existing Facebook account or sign up with your email address. Provide the following details:
- First Name
- Country/City and State
Make sure you check the “Yes. I agree to the terms and conditions.” box to start viewing Colombian singles.
Step 2 – Setup Up Your Profile
Once you sign up, you’ll be taken to a screen of potential matches in Colombia. However, it’s important to set up your profile correctly to increase your response rate and present yourself in the best way to the ladies.
Upload a Clear Photo of Your Face
ColombianCupid displays a picture of your face as your main profile photo across the site. Your face will also show up in the search results, too.
It’s extremely important to upload at least 1 attractive photo that clearly shows you are a confident and fun guy.
Upload a couple extra photos of you doing fun things like traveling, working out, having dinner with friends, etc.
The more photos you upload to your profile, the better. In online dating, your photos will account for 80% of your success. You probably already know the saying: A picture is worth a thousand words.
Fill Out Your Profile Details
You’ll be asked to fill out several questions about:
- Your Appearance
- Your Lifestyle
- Your Background/Cultural Values
- Plus a few words about yourself
Answer as many questions as possible because you’ll show up for more filters in the search results. This also makes your profile more appealing to potential matches because you appear trustworthy and straightforward.
Set Your Match Criteria
When you log into the site, ColombianCupid displays matches based on your match criteria. It’s important to edit this section so you save time by viewing only the women who passed all of your filters.
For example, if you plan to visit Cartagena, then it makes sense to set the living in criteria to “Cartagena”.
Another key tip is to set the languages spoken filter to English. Finding a Colombian woman who speaks decent English will make things much easier because Spanish is not the easiest language to learn.
By all means, learn Spanish but also understand that Colombian women who speak English are probably more educated and have good jobs.
Choose Interests and Hobbies
This section asks you about your interests so you can match with other women who share the same interests as you.
It’s a good idea to fill out this section because it’s a great icebreaker when you share the common interests.
Answer the Personality Questions
This section is a bit optional to me but you can have fun filling out the questions to provide more information about your favorite activities and passions.
Cupid tags is a tagging feature that members use to find people with common interests. Enter a few tags to describe yourself but don’t go overboard.
Profile Verification (Optional)
Verified members receive a special badge on their profile to let other members know their identity has been confirmed and they are serious about finding love on the site.
Upload a photo of your passport, driver’s license or ID card to receive the verified badge. You need a working version of Adobe flash to upload your ID. If that’s not working, you can send your ID via email or postal mail.
This step is completely optional, but it does add an extra level of trust to your profile.
Finding Potential Matches
Great! You set up a strong profile with good photos and plenty of information about yourself. While you will get views and messages without doing anything, I recommend taking action and browsing through profiles to see what you find 🙂
There are two basic ways to find women on the site:
- Through Search
If you filled out your profile correctly, then you can click the Match button and automatically browse through a list of potential women to date.
Alternatively, click the search link and find women based on a specific set of filters. Either way, you will find at least a couple dozen potential Colombian women to chat with.
Click on their name to view their profile and learn more about them. However, you will notice that some Colombian women write their entire profile in Spanish.
Use Google Translate to translate their profile details from Spanish to English. These women will be more difficult to converse with because of the language barrier.
However, it’s possible to date a beautiful Colombian woman without speaking much because you two will communicate using body language.
Sending and Receiving Messages
You’ve found a potential match and want to contact them.
First, you have to check their profile to see if they speak any English.
If not, use Google translate to translate your messages from English to Spanish. Then copy and paste your translated message and click SEND.
She will receive your message only if either of you is a premium member. If you both have free accounts, then she cannot read your message.
There are two types of premium accounts: Gold and Platinum.
Gold Membership Overview
Cost: $29.98 for 1 month or $20 for 3 months or $10 for 12 months
Gold members can send and receive unlimited messages, use the live chat, and don’t view any ads. It’s the cheapest and most useful premium membership option.
Platinum Membership Overview
Cost: $34.99 for 1 month or $23.88 for 3 months or $12.50 for 12 months
Platinum members receive all the benefits of gold members plus your profile get highlighted in the search results and all of your messages get translated for free.
Upgrading to a premium membership gives you so much freedom and options because every woman can read and respond to your messages. It’s an investment in your social and dating life that will actually save you money in the long run.
It’s much cheaper to purchase a Gold or Platinum account than going out to bars & nightclubs in Colombian on the weekends. Paying for taxis, drinks and other costs will add up, plus having to deal with going out at night in Colombia.
Upgrading to a Premium Membership
You can choose between the Gold or Platinum package to start sending messages to any lady on the site.
A Gold membership is the best value if you don’t mind translating some of the messages yourself. If you are messaging Brazilian women that speak English, then get the Gold Membership.
If you want to get extra exposure and talk to Colombian women who only speak Spanish, then the translation feature is very useful for you. You’ll be happiest with the Platinum package.
It’s really easy to upgrade. All you have to do is figure out when you plan to visit Colombia then buy the right package.
Which Premium Package is Right For You?
- If you are planning to visit Colombia in the next 6 months, then get the 12 months package.
- If you are planning to visit Colombia in the next 1 to 2 months, then get the 3 months package.
- If you are planning to visit Colombia in a couple of weeks, then get the 1 month package.
You want to not only give yourself at least a couple weeks to message women in advance, but make sure your account is active during your entire trip to Colombia.
Accepted Payment Methods
- Major Credit Cards (Visa, Mastercard, Diner’s Club)
- Boleto Bancario
How to Maximize Your Results with Online Dating
Foreign dating sites are much different from dating sites in western countries. You will receive more messages, higher response rates and connect with women who are usually more interested in long term relationships and marriage.
While western sites are usually full of men, you will find it refreshing that ColombianCupid has an army of Colombian ladies looking for men just like you!
Here are a few tips to maximize your results with this site:
- Login Daily: Every time you log in to the site, your profile jumps to the top.
- Send Unique Messages: Don’t just write “Hi” then copy and paste the same message to every woman. Write a few sentences and make your message sound original. Remember, this isn’t online dating in America.
- Ask for WhatsApp or Phone Numbers: Once the conversation is good, you want to move the conversation to your phone. WhatsApp allows you to make free international calls to any number. If you are already in Colombia, get her local number and start talking over the phone
- Use Skype to Weed Out Flakes: If you are worried about her flaking (not showing up), then get her on a live Skype chat so you can see her face. Seeing her on Skype will improve your relationship and reduce the chances of her flaking on your date.
- Stay Consistent and Keep Logging into the Site: Don’t just message 5 women then give up. You have to visit the site consistently if you want good results.
Is ColombianCupid Worth It? Is It Legit?
It’s filled with Colombian women from every major city and many of them are single, beautiful and willing to meet foreign men.
It’s essential to setup your profile properly, upgrade to a premium membership, and use the site daily to get good results.