ExpressVPN Review – 2016

ExpressVPN stands out among VPN providers, and it has done so for years now. It boasts top tier software, security, speed, and support. Read our ExpressVPN review to find out why the service is often praised by industry leaders, or click the link below to give the provider's 30-day money-back guarantee a go.
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On April 11, 2016
Last modified:October 14, 2016


See why ExpressVPN consistently ranks among the best in the industry for privacy and overall experience. Skip the fluff for a proper review.

Pricing & Plans

ExpressVPN offers has three different subscription options. You get the same benefits with each plan, just at a different price. That said, paying yearly gives you the best value for your money. The provider offers a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee, so trying before you buy is possible (and strongly recommended). There’s also a referral plan in place where you get a free month for every friend of yours that signs up.

ExpressVPN Pricing

ExpressVPN accepts an astonishing 23 different payment options, including all major credit cards, PayPal, Bitcoin, gift cards, Union Pay, and more. You can view them all via the Plans and Pricing section of their website.


  • ProsPROS
  • Customer support
  • Server network
  • Speed
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • ConsCONS
  • Not much

Video Review

Here’s a quick video we made for this ExpressVPN review that shows how the service protects your online activities.


ExpressVPN has servers in 78 countries, which is one of the highest in the industry. ExpressVPN also actively builds their network infrastructure and test it thoroughly all the time, so that you get the best speeds and performance. Are you in Australia but need to access Europe? It matters which way you connect to the other side of the globe, via Asia or the US. ExpressVPN knows which is quickest.

As if the server choices aren’t enough, our ExpressVPN review showed that it has some of the most intuitive software on the VPN market (seemingly copied by other providers on some occasions, but with less effectiveness or style). Tablets and smartphones are also given the same care and attention, instead of being shortchanged on the software and encryption fronts.

ExpressVPN Simultaneous Connections

Not a bad gig, all-said. The 30-day money-back guarantee only makes the choice more logical. Hit the link to poke around ExpressVPN’s website yourself, or keep reading for a review of their stellar security measures.

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Security & Privacy

We were happy to discover during our ExpressVPN review that the provider opts for OpenVPN as its default encryption protocol, as it’s the most secure. That said, they also have PPTP and L2TP on offer. While these protocols do boast some improved speeds they are much less secure, so we wouldn’t personally recommend using them.

OpenVPN encryption takes place using upgraded and quite hefty 4096-bit and SHA 512 for authentication, with AES-256 bit CBC for stream encryption. The level of encryption is very strong and favorable when compared to the competition. Security is definitely just as highly prioritized as it was since the last time we’ve reviewed the service – from strength to strength (ExpressVPN’s post on the update can be found here).

Interestingly, ExpressVPN is based in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), so it isn’t strictly under the jurisdiction of some pesky EU and US Data Retention laws. However, minimal connection logs are kept. The entire service is run using shared IP addresses, in effect cocooning any particular user from prying eyes (unless, of course, a sovereign state-backed adversary is after you).

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ExpressVPN Homepage 2016

ExpressVPN’s website excels from both a visual and functional perspective. Looking at the top banner head gives you clickable options: take an explanatory tour, browse support, sign up for the service (or head into the account area should you be subscribed).

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The ExpressVPN blog is particularly noteworthy, ranking close to the best as far as VPN provider blogs are concerned. Posts range from the practical to the inquisitive, with journalism and application covered in equal measure.
ExpressVPN Blogs

The best part about ExpressVPN’s topic matter might be the minimal amount of salesmanship. If you want to, you can buy their services, but they don’t push you.

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ExpressVPN Support

LiveChat windows are accessible during working hours, and were helpful at every turn while having the patience for some novice-level questions to test the team members. Another route is opening a support ticket and waiting for an email response back within 24 hours. We got a reply in 0-3 hours as shown above. Our user reviews also usually have very positive things to say about ExpressVPN’s customer support.

ExpressVPN Knowledgbase

Should you have issues getting started or feel like going the DIY route, you may visit the Knowledgebase in Support, or take a look through troubleshooting. It helps that the manuals are illustrated and detailed without presenting information that is too technical for a newbie to get to grips with.

The Process

Signing Up

ExpressVPN Registration

Signing up is as easy as entering your email address and paying using your method of choice as shown above and below.

ExpressVPN Payment Methods

Following that, you’ll then be prompted with instructions on how to download and install the software. The entire process took roughly 10 minutes.

ExpressVPN Activation

The ExpressVPN Windows client

ExpressVPN Client 1

ExpressVPN have put a lot of work into updating their Windows desktop client and it shows in its functionality. You may choose to launch whenever you boot up your system and auto connect to the last location you tunneled from. They’ve also got a kill switch on offer, though it is only a feature of the Windows client, and is not yet included in ExpressVPN’s OS X software.

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You may also choose which protocol to use depending on your speed needs, for example when gaming versus casually browsing the net. That said, OpenVPN should provide the ideal mix of security and speed.

ExpressVPN Client Protocols

The Advanced Options toolbar isn’t filled yet, but both commands are important to consider. First, using ExpressVPN’s DNS servers versus, say, Google’s, is an excellent idea for safeguarding your digital footprint.

Secondly, you have the option to share data the company says will remain anonymous. It’s entirely up to you, though, as the personal benefits are debatable.ExpressVPN Client Advanced Options

Here you can see the kill switch in action (it checked out against DNS leaks, as well). Torrents were halted, which just goes to show the effectiveness of this critical feature.

ExpressVPN Killswitch

A final notable point that can’t be illustrated in an image is how intuitive using the client feels to anyone who’s ever used a chat messenger, App, or any other dedicated piece of software.

Performance (Speed, DNS, WebRTC and IPv6 Tests)

Speed testing for this ExpressVPN review was conducted using OpenVPN, on a 30 Mbps connection. ExpressVPN performed well above average, with minimal speed hits.

Dutch servers averaged around 25 Mbps downstream, not bad considering the aforementioned torrents being downloaded at the time. Diary of a Mad Housewife (an underrated classic, if ever there was one), streamed from YouTube with no hiccups all the way through. I used multiple different servers, from each continent, but only experienced noteworthy speed loss in some of the more remote locations, relevant to where tests were run.

Interestingly enough, US server speeds averaged closer to 2 Mbps, however, there was absolutely no performance hit on the streaming or P2P files. It may have been more a function of the geographical distance coupled with heavy CPU usage – then again, if you’re concerned about speed, experience it for yourself – there is a 30-day money-back guarantee after all.

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Graphs show highest, lowest and average speeds for each server and location. See our full speed test explanation for more detail.


It’s always a pleasure to find no IP leaks. Should there be one, they essentially invalidate using a VPN in the first place, as they leave your connection vulnerable to intruders. Both IPv6 leakage and the WebRTC Bug came up patched while using the ExpressVPN Windows client. While we find ExpressVPN incredibly reliable, it’s good practice to run tests on both from time to time. You can do so using and

Other Platforms

ExpressVPN Platforms

It’s worth briefly revisiting ExpressVPN’s exceptional cross-functionality with no performance loss. Many providers don’t have the same strength of software across all supported devices. ExpressVPN is worthy of recognition in this regard.

ExpressVPN Review Conclusion

I liked

  • Website & software accessibility
  • Speed
  • Excellent cross-platform standards
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

I wasn’t so sure about

  • Price

I hated

  • Nothing

ExpressVPN cooks up a great VPN service that doesn’t bother with extra frills, as it doesn’t need them. It focuses instead on being the best in software, support, and performance on the market. With a month-long trial on tap, now might be the right time to take advantage of the offer and give ExpressVPN a go for yourself.

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87 responses to “ExpressVPN Review – 2016

  1. This vpn quit working on my iMac today. I tried reinstalling, but it would not install. Chat help was useless for several hours. It had worked very well for months until today.

    It works well on my iPad Pro 9.7.

    I hope they fix it soon.

    I have been testing multiple VPN services in the last few weeks and I narrowed my choices down to three. Express VPN, IVPN and Air VPN.
    I like that all three of them accept bitcoin so I remain anonymous. I almost dismissed Express VPN because It could not match the speeds I was getting from both IVPN and Air VPN in similarly located servers.
    My internet speed without a VPN is 90Mbps. Connecting to IVPN and Air VPN would bring that down to between 75-85Mbps. Connecting to Express VPN would bring it down to 67Mbps, no matter what server.
    But I kept coming back to Express VPN because while their speeds weren’t as fast, they were very consistent throughout the day. IVPN and AirVPN could come down to 35Mbps during peak times but I just switched servers and restored speeds.
    So I became curious why Express VPN could not match the speeds of the other two. I found my answer in the Tunnelblick settings log.
    While all three of the VPN services use 256bit encryption, their hash algorithms are vastly different.
    AirVPN and IVPN use SHA1-160bit hash algorithm, while Express VPN uses SHA2-512bit hash algorithm. This explained the reason for the speed differences.

    Even if there has never been a successful complete collision with SHA1, the evolution of our computers’ calculation capacities will soon make it possible. SHA2 is totally collision-resistant.
    Many people might consider this encryptions to be overkill already but I am willing to sacrifice a little speed for using the more secure and advanced tech.

    If you want more info on SHA, here are some links

    The other thing holding me back from Express VPN was the connection logs. There was a questionnaire sent to multiple VPN services and this was the Express VPN response…

    Question: Do you keep ANY logs which would allow you to match an IP-address and a time stamp to a user of your service? If so, what information and for how long?

    Answer: We never keep traffic logs, and we also don’t keep any logs that might enable someone to match an IP and timestamp back to a user. We work entirely on the basis of shared IPs, meaning that a single IP does not track back to an individual user. For the purpose of improving network resource allocation, we record aggregate data-transfer amounts and choice of server location, neither of which are data points that can identify a specific user as part of an investigation.


    So in the end I’m sticking with ExpressVPN 🙂 . Don’t take my word for it though, do your own research and test for yourself.

    1. Hi Hovercast,

      But ExpressVPN does not use Perfect Forward Secrecy (ephemeral keys), which I consider a far greater concern than the SHA1 HMAC hashing used by OpenVPN. HMAC SHSA1 is much less vulnerable to collision attacks than standard SHA1 hashes. For example, you would need to break HMAC in order to reach the underlying hash in order to start collisions attempts on it. Use of HMAC SHA1 in OpenVPN is therefore not considered a weakness. I will also note that AirVPN uses HMAC SHA384 for control authentication. As for logs, according to ExpressVPN’s ToS, ” we may collect the following information: dates (not times) when connected to our service, choice of server location, and the total amount of data transferred per day.” This information could, in theory, be used to perform a succesful end-to-end timing attack…

    OSX users should really consider Express if for a great app and service befitting of a Mac

    • Not Rated

    I just finished up a 3-month backpacking trip through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. ExpressVPN served me well the whole time with no problems.

    i like expressvpn. it’s simple, fast, secure, and no usage logs. what more do you need?

  2. Thank you very much for your response. I purchased NordVPN and am looking at the downloads for the Mac. How do I know which I need to download, or must I download all files? It gives me 2 protocol downloads (OpenVPN and IKEv2), Tunnelblik and TBLK configuration files.

  3. What are the implications of metadata/connection logs? Given the ExpressVPN is in Can my activity be tracked with them? If I want a completely anonymous experience and use a “logless” VPN provider, do I do so at the expense of service?

    Also, how can I confirm my VPN is on and effectively working other than by what the VPN interface shows me?

    Finally, what is SmartDNS and how is it different from a VPN?

    1. Hi AG,

      – If metadata/connection logs are kept then a users’ connection times to a VPN service and use of that VPNs service to access a watched web address can be correlated. This known as an end-to-end timing attack. Because so many users use the same shared IP at the same time, this is unlikely to stand up as “proof” of anything in court, but it can make powerful corroborating evidence.
      – Please see 5 Best Logless VPNs, which also includes a detailed discussion on just this topic. Note that if you require complete (real) anonymity, then you should use Tor instead.
      – Please see my Complete Guide to IP Leaks.
      – The Dynamic Name System (DNS) is used to translate the easy-to-understand and remember web addresses that we are familiar with, to their “true” numerical IP addresses that computers understand: for example translating the domain name to its IP(v4) address of This DNS translation process is usually performed by your ISP, but SmartDNS services redirect your DNS requests to servers run by them (usually located in other countries). They are therefore great for geo-spoofing you location (so good for Netflix), but provide none of the privacy and security benefits of using a VPN.

    ExpressVPN does a lot of marketing, but it definitely puts its money where its mouth is.

    I really like this site, but their reviews are getting sketchy, frankly. ExpressVPN has a HORRIBLE website that is difficult to navigate as a paid user. ???? But the service itself is HORRIBLE. Tor is faster. And everybody knows that Tor is like a turtle in a snowdrift. BestVPN says their speed is good. ?? FOR WHAT?!?! The fastest I’ve found thus far is CactusVPN. Not endorsing them, or anything, but they’re fast, cheap and their website is awesome. And unlike express they have a messaging/ticket system that allows you to communicate with them.

    1. Hi Charlie,

      Everyone’s experiences are different, and I am persoanlly not a huge fan of ExpressVPN (mainly because of the logs it keeps). I have to say, though, that whenever I have used the service, performance has been excellent.

    Speed using OpenVPN WAS TERRIBLE! I went from local speed of 100mb/s to just over 10! Their customer service while easy to reach was unclear about their own service, gave the same generic answers over and over without paying attention to the real issue.

    the mac app for express is wonderful. shout out to the designers and engineers.

  4. Didn’t work out for me, but their customer service was better than expected. I gave them a try thinking that they had the best speeds available. Maybe they did since i haven’t tried anything else, but once I started using them, my interest speed slowed down to back the the dial up modem days. Even loading just simple websites would take a minute or two. I chatted with their service rep which I got a hold of via their live chat quite fast. Changed a few settings, but it was still slow. Changing locations of different servers didn’t help either. So a few days later I cancelled and asked for a refund. A few days after that, I got my refund back. Overall, it didn’t work out for me, but at least they didn’t try to scam me out of my money and their customer service was pretty good.

    1. Hi Mike,

      Yes, ExpressVPN excels at customer service, and its 30-day money back guarantee is genuine. Internet speedd using a VPN should no be slowed that much, so do try another service

  5. Express VPN is very disappointing. I subscribed to it thinking I can view Netflix in the U.S. but it seems like Netflix has now blocked all U.S. Express VPN Servers. I have not been able to view U.S. Netflix for some time. I have also attempted to log into BBC Player with a United Kingdom server and it will not work. I am very skeptical of this service as of now.

  6. Hi Doug, a friend of mine went to china and wants to know if there is a vpn service she can download while staying there. Is there a vpn service that is not blocked in china?

    1. Hi Douglas,

      Most VPN providers’ websites are blocked in China, but you can use the alternative methods outlined in 5 Best VPNs for China to access them, signup, and download the software anyway. I understand that Shadowsocks is particularly good for this.

    I’m running Express with a virtual router to stream Chromecast from Bangalore, India.

  7. Hi Doug, thank you for your careful reviews. Based on them I think that I would like to go with ExpressVPN. There is only one problem: who/what the heck is ExpressVPN, from a corporate standpoint? In a search of the internet, there is exactly one name that appears – David Lang, as Communications Manager. No CEO, No President or MD. No Directors or Managers. There are a few short term IT employees found on linkedin, but only during 2015. I found one 2012 UK company registration, no principals named, only local agents. Nothing available regarding BWI mentions anyone at ExpressVPN. I understand that the firm was founded in 2009 in Hong Kong. I saw one reference on the internet that the owners of the firm is “a Chinese company,” but I do not know the name of the firm or even if this is true. Any info?

    1. Hi Pablo,

      ExpessVPN is a very professional outfit, and is therefore a great choice for mainstream VPN users (great customer service, genuinely no-quibble money back guarantee, etc.). I agree, however, that its ownership remains rather unclear. In addition to this, its technical security is good but not excellent (no Perfect Forward Secrecy), and it keeps connection logs. ExpressVPN is therefore not the best option if privacy is a top prior.

    Express has great live support. They told me which servers to use to watch Netflix from Germany

  8. I just signed up for ExpressVPN and downloaded it onto my Mac. I immediately looked for the killswitch option, but I have now discovered that they only offer killswitch for Windows devices (check their FAQ).

    Fortunately I can get my money back. Still, it’s a bit of hassle.

    1. Hi Alex,

      Sorry about that. Reviews are performed on the computers that are available to the reviewer, so thanks for letting us know about this. I have appended this information to the review. works great with Express VPN so I can watch all the Latin American football games like Copa America from the US.

    I set up Express on my router and it routes all my PSN traffic to the US from Costa Rica just fine.

    ExpressVPN has a dead easy installer and I actually feel like I’m protected now

    I’ve downloaded terabytes of TV shows and movies and games off Usenet with ExpressVPN. They mean it when they say no bandwidth/data limit

    Express has a Linux app but it only runs from command line with no GUI. Still that’s more support for Linux users than you’ll get from most VPNs.

    1. Hi Hrco,

      Thanks. I was not aware of this, and your comment is particularity good timing as I am currently rewriting our ancient 5 Best VPN Services for Linux article!

  9. Your review was almost excellent except for the chat. I went on their site almost ready to purchase but had a few questions. Their chat person, Nick, didn’t know his product or didn’t want to take the time.

    I wanted to address a few concerns. If their VPN vectors ALL traffic through the VPN can other vendors like Microsoft still auto connect their tunnel for updates or whatever else the do while my computer is connected through ExpressVPN? When I asked if I could still connect to my network printers and with files shared with another computer he went brain dead and just said buy it an try it. Not wasting my time if their customer service doesn’t know their product.

    1. Hi John,

      – Yes, your computer updates etc. as normal – internet traffic is simply routed through the VPN.
      – Almost all VPN clients (including ExpressVPN’s) exempt LAN connections, so you can connect to local resources such as printers, NAS drives etc. without any problems. The only problem I have ever encountered is connecting to my Chromecast from my PC when a VPN is running (although, strangely enough, Casting from my Android phone with a VPN running is without issue).

      It does sound as though you have encountered an ExpressVPN customer services fail!

  10. Hi Douglas,

    I just need some advice from you. Im planning to buy VPN.ASIA after reading the review on bestvpn website. Im looking for a vpn which is not part of the 14 eyes, multiple platforms, shared ips and no logs, speed, privacy, security, simultaneous connection. Do you think its a good vpn purchase? Do i have to ask them any questions?
    Thanks for your help in advance.

    1. Hi nik,

      I am not personally familiar with VPN.Asia, but Charles is an excellent reviewer and I trust his recommendation. Of the services that I am familiar with, I think BolehVPN most closely matches your needs, although the 2 simultaneous connections limit may be an issue.

      My personal recommendation to meet you needs would be BolehVPN.

    My laptop had a hardware failure so I had to do a system reset that deleted all my apps. The first one I reinstalled was eXpress VPN.

    Gone down hill: I connect to the UK and shows netherlands. Flawed Service and this is the reply I got from Express VPN:

    Our engineers have upgraded the security of server locations so geoblocked sites such as Netflix and BBC will be able to have difficulty tracking our server ips and block it. However once you connect to our East London server, even though it shows you as Netherlands, it will still allow you access to the said streaming sites.

  11. I am interested in trying this VPN, the deal breaker for me would be if they auto renew payments from ones credit card on subscription expiry, Doug can you comment on this ?

    1. Hi Warren,

      According to its ToS, “All plans renew automatically at the completion of the billing term.” If you pay by PayPal you can cancel this from within the PayPal console, and you can pay by Bitcoin, but you do have a fair point.

    I’ve had this VPN for about 6 months. This is the first VPN that I have ever purchased. During this time period, I’ve experienced connections about 50% of the time. Sometimes the servers work, sometimes they don’t. The speeds are also average, and they are pretty expensive for what you get. The kill-switch is also terrible since it stops all connectivity during the time that it is active. I’m honestly trying to find a decent VPN that is reliable most of the time and has good speeds, and ExpressVPN is not cutting it for me. I’m probably gonna be trying AirVPN or NordVPN for 6 months and will give my review on either of those. It is pretty hard trying to find good VPN’s since most positive reviews are made by sell-out companies.

    1. Hi Monica,

      I personally use (and recommend) AirVPN. BolehVPN is also very good, and IVPN looks very promising.

    I’ve used at least a dozen different server countries on Express and all of them have been sufficiently quick.

    So far i’m quite pleased with the speed on all the servers i’ve tried using Express. I think it has almost 80 in total.

  12. I cannot open a GameStop account because I reside in Colombia. Will I be able to open a new GS account and buy gift cards so I can purchase digital ps4 games with the VPN?

    1. Hi BroStorm,

      Yes, but for this to work you will also need to run your PS4 through a VPN, or Gamestop might work out that your are in Columbia through its IP address. If this happens then you are likely to lose your credit and any purchases made, due to violation of GS’ ToS. The way to do this is the same as for using an Xbox 360 with a VPN. A more elegant solution (at least for the geo-spoofing your PS4’s location part of the equation) is to use a SmartDNS service instead.

  13. This review is great stuff! Check out to find awesome discounts on Steam using the ExpressVPN service!

    Can watch most streaming football games with a VPN that are geo-restricted.

    If ExpressVPN is the best service out there, I don’t want to try any of the others. Connections are slow. I am constantly reconfiguring things to try to get it to work, as instructed by their chat technicians. Just does not work as advertised.

    1. Hi WTH,

      I personally have issues with the way in which ExpressVPN keeps connections (metadata) logs, but is has always worked well when I’ve tested it.

  14. Well, I just subscribed and have installed it on all possible devices I own (PC, numerous iOS devices, Android, AppleTV 4). Indeed installation is easy and works well, even on an iPad 1 which cannot use their App because no iOS8 or greater – in that case they provide you with automatic profile set-up, very easy. However, I have to say that there are some non mentioned serious downsides with this provider:
    – Kill-switch itself works BUT it is useless in daily practise: When it’s switched on, you cannot access anymore any of your local network devices (network printers, scanners, routers, repeaters, cameras ecc.). So you must switch it on/off everytime which at the end results in an off because it is just annoying. I had contacted them via chat and they confirmed knowing about this problem and working on it BUT no solution-ETA given.
    – Another VERY annoying thing not mentioned anywhere: Netflix works exclusively for US and UK, for none other country. I wanted a VPN to view Netflix Germany not being in Germany and they say there is no solution to this – only US and UK. Not yet finally decided, but this might make me cancelling the subscription within the 30 days because there are other providers where Netflix Germany and others are working (e.g. HotSpot Shield).

    1. Hi Paolo,

      Thanks for pointing out the kill switch issue – I have never encountered this with other providers’ kill switches. You also have a good point about Netflix – most users want to access the US’s superior catalog, so that is that is what ExpressVPN (and most other VPN providers) have concentrated on.

    2. ExpressVPN used to be my goto VPN service until I found the one I am using now. I no longer use a VPN service for Netflix I find that its much better to get one of those SMART DNS services that focus on netflix instead.

      1. Hi Rip,

        SmartDNS is often a better option if streaming is your main focus (and is less likely to be blocked by US Netflix).

    first step everyone should take in protecting their privacy online is get a VPN!

    expressVPN is way cheaper than buying subscriptions to watch sports online.

    using expressvpn in china unblocks websites and even makes not blocked ones faster

    works in Vietnam. streams netflix and bbc player. no complaints here as far as goes.

    I’ve been pretty impressed with download and upload speeds on express so far.

    NEVER use an open wifi hotspot without a vpn or some other protection.

    hulu makes it a pain in the ass to watch a lot of comedy central shows like south park and broad city, but you can watch for free if you connect to a non-Hulu country witth Express VPN.

    1. Hi Nathan,

      Um…. can you run that by me again? Access Hulu by connecting to a non-Hulu country via VPN? How would that work? I think you are somewhat confused.

  15. Express vpn ( is the best in the industry; they are super fast, 256 bit high encryption, multiple ip locations, they don’t keep log and so on….
    the only thing i hate about them is that they have a very crappy customer service.

    99% of their users are happy with the service
    I did a review of vpn service on my website and express vpn got the highest vote, so i think they deserve to be called the best

  16. I’m using tunnelbear on an iPad. It’s a pain in the a**e. Keeps disconnecting and takes ages to connect again. I keep missing the most important moments of the football. I just want something that won’t disconnect after half an hour on my iPad. Will Express do this? Thanks

    1. Hi Robbo,

      All VPNs disconnect occasionally, but it should not happen as often as you are talking about (mine disconnects once every 2 weeks or so). It is possible that the fault lies with your internet connection , rather than TunnelBear, but ExpressVPN provides an excellent service and will probably help. Given that it offers a 30-day money back guarantee, why not just try it out?

    i use expressvpn for privacy, and was concern about my country’s new metadata laws, if Douglas Crawford is right then i should be asking for a refund

    1. Hi shift,

      ExpressVPN does log quite a lot of metadata, but it is based in the British Virgin Islands (which may offer some legal protection, although how much if a legal court order is served in your name is unclear). For simply evading blanket logging, ExpressVPN should be fine. If you are really worried about your privacy, check out 5 Best Logless VPNs.

    I tried out ExpressVPN not long ago the customer service is fast but they did not solve my problem at that time.

    I had DNS leaks i tried everything with customer service but they did not fix it.

    I have been using ExpressVPN for a couple of months now; no problems whatsoever. Speed, not an issue, l am more interested in Security, Privacy and the peace of mind when you log on, that some is watching your back; and if that business is ExpressVPN, you will be safe. Cost, yes, we would like it to be cheaper; l feel you get what you pay for, but the cost is at, l believe at an optimum level, would not consider ever leaving if they can mange to attract more customers – basic economies of scale – l hope they can, then l can switch off and leave them to look after me. Excellent company, excellent service.

    this is worts VPN, even worst than IVPN

    it disconnected me every 2 minutes, and totally broke my connection and drivers – i had to do windows restore and uninstall it to make my internet work again

    IF You use modem and it reconnect for some reason, then VPN stop working and even when You restart VPN You cant fix Your connection… really, really lame vpn

    1. Hi omg,

      I don’t know what went wrong for you, but I have used ExpressVPN a number of times, and have never encountered such problems. I also guess that ExpressVPN’s thousands of happy customers haven’t either. What happened to you is clearly unfortunate (and you have my heartfelt sympathy- we have all been there!), but it seems rather unfair to pin the blame on ExpressVPN.

      1. Hey Doug,

        Your bias is quite evident. Express VPN is one of your sponsor’s here. Would you say anything negative or non supportive? Of course not!

        Besides, you have not provided any evidence whatsoever that Express VPN has currently thousand’s of happy customers. Such comments like that certainly diminish your credibility and this site’s too. I suggest you refrain from making comments like that. It’s simply more appropriate you write nothing because every time you make a comment, those who have any critical thinking skill’s BS meter goes off.

        1. Hi Kevin,

          No – I would say the same almost any VPN service – omg had a terrible experience, but it is not typical one. Please note that if I was biased in favor of ExpressVPN, I could simply have chosen not to publish omg’s comments. Instead, I tried to provide some context.

    Express Vpn is good for privacy or not? is “No logs at all”?

    1. Your article claims to review FREE VPN providers but you list chargeable ones. How can $9 per month be free?

      1. Hi Ron,

        In the 5 Best free VPNs article, ExpressVPN is clearly marked as a sponsored link, and is not ranked among the free providers.

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