You can also sigh up to be a friend yourself. BTW I signed up to be available as a friend, so if you are in need of a friend in Quito, look me up.
About: RentAFriend.com is the largest online platonic friendship website in the world. RentAFriend.com is currently available throughout the world. RentAFriend.com is NOT a dating website and NOT an escort website. There is no physical contact allowed between any members and friends on the website. RentAFriend.com is for platonic companionship only.
History: RentAFriend.com was started in October 2009 in Stewartsville New Jersey by Scott Rosenbaum. The idea came from the increasing popularity of "rent a friend" companies in Japan.
Some of the ways people are using RentAFriend.com are:
-People who travel to a new city can hire a local to show them around town.
-Someone might want to see a movie or go out to a restaurant but don't have anyone to go with. -Many Friends on RentAFriend.com have unique talents and skills. They can teach you a new language, tutor you, share a new hobby, art, dance, and much more.
-People who travel often for business that are looking to find local Friends to go out to dinner with, go to the bar with, or watch a sports game with.
-People who have an extra ticket to a sporting event or concert and don't want to go alone.
-Just looking for someone to give you personal advice.
How the Site Works: Anyone can apply to be a friend on RentAFriend.com. It's 100% free, and the friend get's to keep 100% of the money they earn. The members can contact the friends directly to arrange times, prices, and activities.
All of the profiles on RentAFriend.com are public except for the friend's contract information. Anyone can view the friend's photos, details, and read their profiles, but in order to contact the friend you must become a member. Membership fees are $24.95 per month or $69.95 for an entire year. The friends charge between $10-$50 per hour, and almost all of them are willing to negotiate or even waive their fee depending on the activity that the member wants to do.