How much does Bumble Boost cost, per your version of the app?
December 15, 2017 10:03 AM   Subscribe

Everything I saw online said it cost $9.99/month, but when I checked the price in my app, it said $24.99/month! That's insane. Is this some kind of regional/demographic "tax" or is this what it costs for everyone? Bonus Q: Any women tried paying for Bumble and can share their experience?

Even if I pay for six months at a time, the price only goes down to $13.33/month. I'm wondering if this is priced higher because I'm a woman in NYC and there are more single women than men in NYC, as opposed to some other markets. Or just because I live in NYC in general.

I'm interested in paying for Bumble for the Beeline feature, as a lot of the beautiful men of Bumble do not swipe back on me, and I'm sick of wasting time flipping through their pictures. I'm also curious if women who have tried the Beeline feature found it worthwhile?
posted by unannihilated to Human Relations (5 answers total)
I'm a late 20s man in the Pacific Northwest, and my app is currently showing $7.99 for one month. They're almost certainly using some sort of dynamic pricing based on age/gender/location/other factors (swiping habits? other users' interactions with your profile?).
posted by bassooner at 12:36 PM on December 15, 2017 [1 favorite]

Late 20s dude in the Bay Area here, and it's currently showing $4.99/month for me. Weird.
posted by un petit cadeau at 4:16 PM on December 15, 2017

Early 40s dude, Mountain West, $25.
posted by Doc_Sock at 5:58 PM on December 15, 2017

Late 20s man, small town in MA, $7.99 per month.
posted by blackzinfandel at 6:02 AM on December 16, 2017

I'm female, over 40, in a large-ish midwest US city, it's showing me 8.99/WEEK (!) and 24.99/month. Same "discount" price. Sheesh.
posted by pixiecrinkle at 9:02 AM on December 18, 2017

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