Promo Codes

What are promo codes? promo codes are special codes that you can type into specific places on in order to get discounts on their paid services.  For example, you can get a percentage off of a subscription price, or you can get a free trial for a limited amount of time.

Where to find promo codes

There are two general ways to get promo codes: directly from, or from coupon websites around the Internet.

Getting promo codes from via email

You can occasionally receive promo codes from match through the emails that they send you.  To get these kinds of emails:

  1. Go to in your web browser and log in.

  2. Click the gear icon () in the top-right corner, and select Settings.

  3. Click Email Preferences in either of the highlighted spots.

  4. Under the "Tips, Events, and Offers" section, make sure the check box next to "Match Offers" is marked.  If it isn't, click it to mark it.  Then click Update.

After that, watch your email account for any promotions that come in!

Also, see our Settings article for more about changing what kinds of emails you get from

Getting promo codes from third-party websites

Some virtual coupon collection websites, such as GoodShop,, and Retail Me Not contain promotional codes for, posted by users.  You will usually be able to identify them by a button saying Get Code or something similar.

Click this button, and then write down the code that appears.

How to use promo codes

To use a promo code, you have to get to the screen where you are asked to choose a subscription.  Our How to Change a Subscription tutorial will show you how to get there.

Once you are on this screen, click Have a Promo Code?

Click in the box below "Please Enter Your Promo Code" and type in the code that you got from your email or the third-party website.  Then click Continue.

The next screen will explain the terms and conditions of the promotion.  If everything looks okay, click Continue.

After that, you can enjoy your promotion.  In this case, you can see the different subscription rates for with the 25% discount that we just got!


That's a quick primer on what promo codes are, how to get them, and how to use them!


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