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using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) It is one of the best ways to protect your online data and stay anonymous on the web, whether you’re trying it Stream movies abroadAnd the torrent, Bypass geographical restrictionsor Just plain browsing. Most providers’ plans cost anywhere from $2 to $12 per month, although many customers attract discounted introductory rates that rise significantly after the initial term. To help you secure a plan that fits your budget in the short and long term, we put together a weekly roundup of the best deals on all the VPNs we’ve personally tested. Below, you can check out our top picks as of September 23rd.
ExpressVPN – Save 49% on the 15 months package
A reliable server network, an easy-to-use application, a strong commitment to data protection, and a seat in the BVI offering privacy make ExpressVPN a Preferred full-featured VPN In the market. It also happens to be one of the most expensive VPNs out there, which is why we highly recommend taking advantage of the promo that’s been running since early June: you can sign up for 15 month plan in only $6.67 per month, which is 49% off the standard price of $12.95 per month. (Bonus: Your purchases are covered by a 30-day money-back guarantee and come with a year’s worth of unlimited cloud backups of Backblaze(Opens in a new tab) – That’s $7 a month by itself.) You’ll move to an annual plan of $8.32 a month after your first semester ends. Bitcoin is accepted.
Seasoned users should not think twice about subscribing to NordVPN, another industrial giant based in the British Virgin Islands that has strong security features like double encryption(Opens in a new tab)And the obscure servers(Opens in a new tab)And the Dark web monitoring(Opens in a new tab)malware protection, ad and tracking blockers, and Onion Over VPNa tool that combines your VPN connection with Tor . network For an extra layer of privacy. For a limited time, new customers can subscribe to a profile 27 month plan(Opens in a new tab) fair introductory rate $3.09 per month (Protected by a 30-day money-back guarantee) – That’s 74% off its regular $11.99 a month price. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP are accepted.
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Switzerland-based Proton VPN is another great choice for privacy owners, with open source applications and critical infrastructure stored within a data center that requires access to biometrics. Recommend it plus plan(Opens in a new tab)which gives you full access to its server network, streaming service and P2P support, ad/tracker/malware protection, and Tor over VPN(Opens in a new tab) A tool that allows you to route traffic through the Tor network with a single click. Monthly subscriptions are $9.99, but you’ll save 50% and just pay $4.99/month 2 years if you commit (with a 30-day money-back guarantee). Bitcoin is accepted.(Opens in a new tab)
This Romania-based provider claims to be the largest and most diverse global network we’ve seen, with private servers optimized for streaming, gaming, and P2P to maintain consistent connections. sign for 39 months of CyberGhost coverage(Opens in a new tab) in $2.29/month (or 82% off the standard $12.99 monthly fee), and you’ll be able to renew at the exact same price every 36 months after that. Like all of CyberGhost’s multi-year plans, which includes a 45-day money-back guarantee and free access to identity guard(Opens in a new tab) And the privacy guard(Opens in a new tab) Tools. Bitcoin is accepted.
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Editor’s note: CyberGhost has a countdown to the insurance deadline in those three years + three months average, but we’re sure it’s just a marketing ploy.
Our recommendation for those who haven’t used technology before, TunnelBear is a simple and lightweight VPN with an easy to use (and great) interface. Although it is unable to unblock streaming sites based in Canada, A The country of the five eyesIt should serve you well if you are only browsing the web. Recommend it Unlimited plan(Opens in a new tab) On the free version for unlimited browsing and priority customer service, which only applies $3.33 a month When enrolling for three years – this is a 67% discount on the usual rate of $9.99 per month and a flat rate that will not increase after the first term. Bitcoin is accepted and refunds are provided on a case-by-case basis.
Nothing particularly special (and the US headquarters location isn’t perfect), but for users looking for a basic VPN with open source apps, built-in ad blocking, and free email hack monitoring, PIA is well worth a look. At the time of writing, you can register 26 months coverage(Opens in a new tab) Just $2.19/month – 82% off their regular price of $11.99 per month and includes a 30-day money-back guarantee. You’ll switch to an annual plan at $4.75 per month after the initial term expires, which still isn’t horrible. Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are accepted.
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Editor’s note: IPVanish and Vipre are owned by Ziff Davis, the publisher of Mashable. Any IPVanish or Vipre products or services featured on Mashable are covered independently by our team.
Another option halfway with US headquarters (Boo), IPVanish makes up for the lack of advanced security features with a simple, straightforward application and support for unlimited simultaneous connections. You can get your first term of Annual plan(Opens in a new tab) just to $3.33 a month (or 70% off its standard monthly price of $10.99), which comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee and free Vipre virus protection. After that first year is over, it will go up to $7.50 per month. Encryption is not acceptable.
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