A virtual private network, or VPN, used to be a tool that most people found superfluous. But now, with the string of data breaches happening left and right, it’s becoming clearer that it should be a non-negotiable. Perhaps the only problem now is users are facing an embarrassment of riches, given the plethora of options available on the market.
But if you want to save and enjoy quality service at the same time, you may want to take advantage of this sale happening until May 24. Here are 12 VPN services to choose from, all available on sale for an additional 20-percent off with the code VPN20.
Touted as “one of the most promising VPN services in the market” by TenBestVPNs, FastestVPN offers a user-friendly service that caters to all devices. As you can tell by the name it operates with 99.9-percent uptime and gives you access to more than 350 high-speed servers around the globe, along with a bunch of other nifty features, including a NAT firewall, ad blocker, anti-malware software, and a strict no-logging policy. Normally $600, you can score a lifetime subscription on sale for $15.99 with code VPN20.
Winner of the 2019 BestVPN.com fastest VPN award and official VPN partner of the Westham United Football Club, Ivacy protects your browsing with powerful 256-bit encryption and allows for fast uninterrupted P2P file-sharing with complete anonymity. It also lets you overcome ISP speed throttling and port blocking, so you can surf safely without worrying about a slow browser. A lifetime subscription is usually $1,194, but you can get it on sale for $31.99 with code VPN20.
There’s also a 2-year subscription commitment that offers the same set of features, including unblocking geo-restrictions and connecting to more than 1,000 servers in more than 100 locations worldwide. Ivacy also partners with National Cyber Security Alliance, promoting cybersecurity and privacy education and awareness. Key in the code VPN20 at checkout to get the 2-year subscription for $25.59 (MSRP $238).
Make your browsing, streaming, and gaming experience more secure with this VPN’s industry-standard encryption protocols. It offers the fastest possible speeds online while protecting your traffic, and also allows access to hundreds of geo-restricted channels across the globe so you can enjoy your favorite content. Usually $540, a lifetime subscription is now on sale for $31.19 when you enter the code VPN20 at checkout.
Unlike most VPNs, SlickVPN enforces a strict logging policy, so no trace of your data is ever recorded elsewhere. Offering HYDRA protection, it delivers the most secure connection possible, completely masking your traffic from anyone, anywhere who might try to observe your online activities. It uses bank-grade 256-bit encrypted connections so you can go completely anonymous online. A lifetime subscription is usually $1200, but you can get it for just $15.99 with code VPN20.
Lightweight yet tech-packed, this VPN unblocks sites, protects your traffic, hides your real IP, and lets you surf anonymously. But the best part is it doesn’t limit the number of devices connected, allowing you to use it on your entire tech collection. Enter the code VPN20 at checkout to grab a lifetime subscription for only $31.99 (MSRP $432).
Hop VPN eliminates third-party VPNs potentially inspecting your internet traffic by giving you your own home-based Hop server wherever you are connecting from. And from your home, traffic gets routed out to the internet, rendering it indistinguishable from your normal, home-based usage. A lifetime subscription normally goes for $148, but you can get it on sale for $39.99 for a limited time with code VPN20.
Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars on TrustPilot and 4.1 out of 5 stars on Google Play, BelkaVPN reliably protects your data on any network and nets you access to geo-restricted content, including BBC iPlayer, ESBC, HBO, Netflix, and more. In case your Wi-Fi gets wonky, it employs a kill switch feature that terminates your internet whenever your VPN connection drops. Originally $719, a lifetime subscription is on sale for $31.99 with code VPN20.
This VPN offers a bevy of privacy and security features to help safeguard your online activity and data. It boasts AES 256-bit encryption, unlimited bandwidth, split tunneling, simultaneous connections, an internet kill switch, and even an ad blocker to shield you from intrusive ads that spoil your browsing experience. Typically $600, you can get a lifetime subscription on sale for $31.99 when you enter the code VPN20 at checkout.
Equipped with an advanced encryption algorithm, AdGuard is designed to never let your personal data and traffic be accessed by third parties. It also has its own set of security protocols to deliver faster and safer VPN connections to up to 5 devices simultaneously. A 5-year subscription normally goes for $359, but you can get it on sale for $31.99 with code VPN20.
This all-security bundle packs the features you want in a VPN, including antivirus, trace-free search, and data leak alerts. With the innovative MultiHop feature, it also allows for connecting to double VPN connections via two servers, giving you an extra layer of privacy. Usually $173, a 1-year subscription is on sale for $38.21 with code VPN20.
But if you want a no-frills VPN service, you can go for this VPN-only Surfshark option, which lets you enjoy military-grade AES-256 encryption, blocking of ads and malware, and a cookie pop-up free experience. With 10 Gbps VPN servers, you also get a faster connection and a less crowded server. A 2-year subscription normally goes for $290, but you can get it for $45.59 with code VPN20.
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