Best cheap VPNs you need to know about right now.

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Short on money? Great. These are the cheap VPNs that won’t hurt you.

In a world where an iPhone can cost close to $1500 when everything is said and done, it makes sense that people don’t want to sign up for an expensive VPN service.

That’s why we want to give you the best cheap VPNs available in the market right now.

 

Surf Shark – at just $1.99 per month

 

  • Offers over 500 VPN servers
  • Allows users to have an unlimited number of simultaneous connections.
  • Offers IKEv2 and OpenVPN protocols with an AES 256-bit encryption.
  • Has a zero logs policy
  • Supports torrenting activity
  • Supports US Netflix streaming

Unlike some of the other entries on this list, SurfShark doesn’t have a lot of experience behind its back.

In fact, it is actually a newcomer as far as the VPN industry is concerned.

However, SurfShark has done well to impress customers who have taken the plunge to sign up for the service and actually have given feedback.

Currently, SurfShark offers users a total of 500 VPN servers spread in over 50 countries.

That is nice.

The company offers users a strictly zero-log privacy policy.

Not only that, it also offers some advanced features such as the multihop features and this is just one of the features that we find very impressive in this service.

Surfshark has some other security features as well that work together in order to improve the anonymity of the users who are in the online world.

Of course, the best part of using SurfShark as one’s primary VPN service is that it is very cheap.

Almost ridiculously cheap.

Users have the option of signing up for a 2-year package at just $1.99 per month.

Our research shows that the company’s 1-year plan costs around $5.99 per month and its monthly plan costs users around $11.95 per month.

 

PrivateVPN at a sweet $2.55 per month

 

  • Offers users over 100 plus VPN servers.
  • Has support for IKEv2 and OpenVPN protocols.
  • Offers the excellent AES 256-bit encryption.
  • Allows up to six simultaneous connections per account.
  • Has a strict zero logs policy
  • Allows torrenting
  • Can unblock US Netflix

Our research shows that PrivateVPN is reasonably efficient and reliable VPN service that offers all of its services at a cheap enough rate.

The company offers three plans.

The first one lasts for 1 month

The second one lasts for 3 months.

And the third one lasts users for a total of 24 months.

We’ll suggest the 24-month plan for users who want to sign up with PrivateVPN as then they would only have to pay the company a rate which equals $2.55 per month.

That rate per month is the reason why we have included this VPN service in our list.

We don’t know of a better cheap VPN service than PrivateVPN at this rate.

The company has done the hard job of offering uses extremely fast VPN servers and a strong 2048-bit encryption, really well.

Currently, the company is offering its monthly plan at around $10.95 per month.

It is also offering its 3-month plan for just $7.50 per month.

And there is also the 24-month plan which costs a super low $2.55 per month.

Compared to other VPN services, PrivateVPN does have a small VPN server network.

As for locations, PrivateVPN offers users close to 56 countries around the world.

The number of VPN servers currently stands at 100.

Hence, PrivateVPN is more than a decent option when it comes to best cheap VPNs.

Of course, there are other VPNs available at such reasonable rates which we will cover shortly.

 

Private Internet Access at a good $2.91 per month

 

  • Offers users around 3160 VPN servers.
  • Has full support for protocols such as L2TP/IPSec and OpenVPN.
  • Offers AES 256-bit encryption.
  • Offers users a total of 5 simultaneous connections.
  • Has a strict zero logs policy.
  • Enables users to engage in torrenting.
  • Works with US Netflix

Currently, Private Internet Access is busy racking up its number of customers count by offering very cheap two-year plans to any and all subscribers.

Users who sign up with Private Internet Access for a period of two years can avail the package at a low cost of just $2.91 on a per month basis.

Our research shows that users who eventually go with Private Internet Access as their primary VPN service tend to benefit a lot from the service’s impressive list of features.

There is a high chance that Private Internet Access works with all of the user’s preferred internet-enabled devices straight away.

The monthly plan costs around $6.95 per month.

Then there is the second package where users sign up for the service for 1 year and have to effectively pay $3.33 per month.

And the final package is the 2-year package which costs just $2.91 per month.

Once the user has taken the plunge and has subscribed to the 2-year deal that we have mentioned above, the user is free to avail all of the company’s advanced security features such as an automatic kill switch, DNS leak protection, and many others without any hassle.

Similarly, users also have the option of connecting to a VPN server of their choice as the company offers over 3152 VPN servers which are located in a total of 33 countries.

Users who want to learn more about all the salient features of Private Internet Access should click here to read out full Private Internet Access review.

 

CyberGhost VPN at an affordable $2.75 per month

 

  • Over 3000 VPN servers to choose from
  • Supports both the IKEv2 and OpenVPN protocols.
  • AES 256-bit encryption is available.
  • Allows users to connect up to a total of seven simultaneous devices.
  • Currently, has a strict zero logs policy.
  • Has support for US Netflix.
  • Offers users torrenting facilities.

As a VPN service, CyberGhost is based in Romania.

Not only that, it has worked hard to earn the trust of hundreds and probably thousands of users who live in all corners of the globe.

Just from its homepage, CyberGhost VPN makes a good impression by offering users strong security features and also a powerful VPN server network that offers in excess of 3000 VPN servers.

If users are lucky enough they can catch CyberGhost VPN while it is still offering sale prices for its 18-month subscription plan which, when on sale, costs users a measly $3.5 per month.

That essentially makes CyberGhost VPN the absolute cheapest VPN service that is available on the market.

The package for monthly service cost a high-ish $11.99 per month.

Then there is the six months plan which only costs users $4.99 per month.

The third plan is the 18-month subscription plan which charges users just $2.75 per month.

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PureVPN at a gentle $1.32 per month

 

  • Offers users over 2000 VPN servers
  • works with US Netflix
  • offers full torrent support
  • has a zero logs policy
  • allows up to 5 simultaneous devices
  • has support for OpenVPN, and IKEv2 protocols
  • AES 256-bit strong encryption

Despite what some circles have mentioned, there is no solid evidence to not believe that PureVPN is based in the region of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong, for the most part, has some pretty privacy-friendly laws.

Not only that, the PureVPN service offers users a reasonably sized VPN server network.

The company has VPN servers which are located in over 141 countries.

And most of all, the service is cheap as hell if the user commits to it long term.

PureVPN is not super cheap if the user signs up with the service for a year or for a month.

However, the company makes sure that it rewards loyal customers by offering them a 5-year deal worth just $1.32 per month.

Many consider PureVPN to be closer to elite VPN services than to mediocre VPN services.

Regardless, it is one of the top rated VPN services out there.

And that makes its offers even cheaper.

PureVPN, despite offering its service at pretty low rates, offers users live customer support which is available 24/7 for users.

Our research shows that the VPN service is fairly responsive and can help users resolve their technical problems as well as other queries that they might encounter related to VPN usage.

In addition to all of that, this VPN service provider offers users dedicated applications for any and all major operating systems and platforms that one can find available today.

Users who sign up for PureVPN are very unlikely to run into compatibility issues.

As for the payment methods, PureVPN really does run the gamut on this one by offering options such as PaymentWall, CoinPayments, Alipay, PayPal, and Credit Card.

All of these options make it easy for users to actually pay the company and get the service working on their machines.

To summarize, PureVPN is pretty impressive as a VPN service for the features it offers and at the price that it does.

So why is PureVPN ranked last when it is, in fact, the cheapest?

It is ranked last because we like to be safe than sorry.

Unless and until we are able to confirm that this VPN service truly operates from Hong Kong and not from Karachi, we can’t, in good conscience recommend it as the best cheap VPN.

However, for what PureVPN has done in the past, it deserves a spot on this list.

 

  • Some cheap monthly VPN services that no one knows about

 

We know that till now we have mentioned only those VPN services that are cheap when bought in bulk.

So in this section, we will talk about those VPN services that offer users cheap monthly subscription plans.

As far as this section goes, we’re not really interested in yearly subscription plans.

The list we have mentioned below will offer users the cheapest VPN services on the monthly plan.

 

Hide My IP at an impressive $2.95 per month

 

  • Offers over 120 plus servers
  • Supports DNS proxy services of its own
  • Allows users to connect up to five simultaneous devices
  • Does keep some logs
  • Does not support torrenting
  • Does not work with US Netflix

Our research shows that Hide My IP has done enough to be considered somewhat of a reliable VPN service provider.

One could debate its effectiveness but one cannot debate the rates that this VPN service provider offers to users who sign up for its monthly package.

Users have the option of subscribing to Hide My IP for a low low price of just $2.95 per month.

Generally speaking, Hide My IP works like a Smart DNS service which performs some of the same tasks that a VPN service performs.

However, it does all of that at the big cost of online security.

The single month subscription cost is around $2.95 per month.

While the 4-month subscription package can cost users around $2.93 per month.

There is also the option of purchasing the yearly package which costs users $2.91 per month.

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GooseVPN at a lovely $2.99 per month

 

  • VPN servers on offer are at around 115.
  • Supports major protocols such as IKEv2 and OpenVPN
  • Offers the very strong AES 256-bit encryption.
  • Allows users to have an unlimited number of simultaneous connections.
  • Does not keep any logs officially.
  • Supports various torrenting activities.
  • Supports US Netflix.

GooseVPN, our research shows, is another one of those VPN services that attract attention not because of its marketing budget but because of its impressive list of features and that too at a low cost.

The company can proudly rank itself as one of the even fewer VPN services that provide users with the facility to watch US Netflix and do torrenting with ease.

It even provides dedicated servers for each given activity.

GooseVPN as a VPN service is based in the region of Netherlands.

Our research shows that it is one of the best countries for people who want their data to be in a place that has privacy-friendly laws.

Interested consumers have the option of purchasing one of the companies 50/GB monthly plan by paying the company a lowly $2.99 per month.

As for payment methods, currently, the company accepts PayPal and Credit Cards as valid payment options.

Readers do not need us to tell them that GooseVPN needs to offer them more features.

The one-month package costs $2.99, again.

 

EarthVPN at a splendid $3.99 per month

 

  • Offers a total of 190 VPN servers.
  • Offers the SSTP and OpenVPN protocols.
  • Makes use of a strong AES 256-bit encryption implementation
  • Supports up to 3 simultaneous devices per account.
  • Does not keep any kind of logs.
  • Provides facilities for torrenting.
  • Works with US Netflix for the most part.

The first thing we would like to mention about EarthVPN is that it offers users an unlimited bandwidth to use on almost all of its VPN servers.

EarthVPN has servers located in over 54 countries.

Not only that, it also supports activities such as P2P torrenting.

The company also offers decent compatibility levels with a vast number of internet-enabled devices that include the likes of Roku and gaming consoles.

Interested readers only have to shell out $3.99 per month in order to sign up for the monthly subscription.

The 12-month subscription plan costs users around $39.99 per month.

And the single-month subscription plan comes for around $3.99.

 

Getflix at a favorable $4.95 per month

 

  • Offers a total of 92 VPN servers
  • Supports protocols such as L2TP, SSTP, OpenVPN.
  • Comes with AES 256-bit military-grade encryption.
  • Allows users to connect up to 3 simultaneous devices.
  • Does keep logs but only some.
  • Supports torrenting.
  • Can unlock US Netflix

We tend to believe that Getflix is a bit of a hidden gem.

More like that steam game that the likes of Gamespot and IGN wouldn’t dare mention because they simply do not know about it.

In any case, Getflix offers all of its services to users for a lowly price of $4.95 per month.

Getflix is among those VPN service providers that function both as a VPN service and as a SmartDNS service at the same time.

Because of that, it is able to offer users fast streaming servers.

The name itself gives it away that the company has its focus set on offering users everything they need to watch US Netflix.

Currently, the company’s monthly subscription package costs users around $4.95.

There is also an annual plan which costs users around $39.00.

And then there is the 2-year plan which costs users around $54.90.

 

Unlocator at a satisfactory $4.95 per month

 

  • The number of servers on offer is around 30.
  • Has full support for protocols such as L2TP and PPTP
  • Does keep some logs on the user
  • Is compatible with torrenting activities
  • Supports US Netflix

Our research shows that Unlocator can act as a VPN service in the sense that it is economical, unlocks Netflix and provides decent server speeds.

Unlocator has a good enough privacy policy for users who are only concerned with unlocking Us Netflix and other sites.

Moreover, the service accepts payments from Bitcoin along with conventional forms of money.

These features are enough for a service like Unlocator to be on this least and offer very cheap subscription rates.

One month worth of Unlocator service costs close to $4.95 while the six-month subscription plan comes for around $27.50.

There is also the usual 12-month plan which costs users around $49.95.

 

Cactus VPN at a valuable $4.99 per month

 

  • The total number of servers that this VPN service offers is close to 23.
  • It supports OpenVPN as well as IKEv2 protocols
  • Offers the fantastic AES 256-bit industry-standard encryption.
  • Allows users to connect up to a total of 5 devices.
  • Refrains from keeping any logs
  • Has full torrent supports
  • Has full support for US Netflix

This VPN service provider tries to pull itself apart from the competition by offering a really wide range of security encryption VPN protocols in order to ensure user privacy and anonymity.

Cactus VPN comes equipped with VPN servers that fully support users who want to do a bit of P2P torrenting and a DNS leak protection feature.

Additionally, the company also tries to combine its VPN technology with its SmartDNS technology in order to enable users to bypass all sorts of geo-restrictions without making much of an effort.

We admit that this VPN service has a rather small network of VPN servers.

However, the fact that it has a decent privacy policy and comes under the Moldovan jurisdiction makes Cactus VPN not only a decent VPN service but actually one of the safest one to sign up for in the business today.

Apart from that, our research shows that if there is one VPN client that Mac users should install on their machines then it is Cactusvpn.

It is that good.

The company charges users around $4.99 per month if they sign up for just one month.

It charges around $12.99 if users sign up for three months.

And it charges $38.99 for its yearly package.

 

Conclusion

 

So there you have it, folks.

The only additional comment we’ll make here is that if users sign up for a 2 year deal with NordVPN, they can use the service for $3.99 per month.

NordVPN, as most would already know, is a fantastic VPN option.

Click here to sign up for NordVPN right here and right from the official website.

Zohair

Zohair

Zohair is currently a content crafter at Security Gladiators and has been involved in the technology industry for more than a decade. He is an engineer by training and, naturally, likes to help people solve their tech related problems. When he is not writing, he can usually be found practicing his free-kicks in the ground beside his house.
Zohair

COMMENTS

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  • hender 1 day ago

    I went for Surfshark because they didn’t just offer more than half of the price off but they also offered to donate to Surfrider Foundation to clean oceans. It’s really nice idea. The service itself seems quite great too. The speed is stable and without any major drop. The app looks really simple but it works smooth and has all that is important so I guess it works. I hope that they keep up the good quality service throughout the subscription.

    • Thanks for the comment Hender.
      WE’re glad you not only want to buy a VPN service but also want to help the environment in the processing of doing so.