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ExpressVPN

(4.7)

Based on 5353 reviews
www.expressvpn.com

Payment methods
Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, iDeal, American Express, Discover, Sofort, Giropay, Bitcoin, Visa Electron, JCB, AliPay, Diners & Web Money
Apps for
Android, Windows, MacOSX, iOS, AndroidTV, Chrome, Firefox & Amazon Fire TV
Protocols
IKEv2, OpenVPN, L2TP, IPSec & PPTP
Other
Free trial
30 days money-back-guarantee
Doesn’t keep logs
3000+ Servers
94+ Countries
160+ Server locations
Contact methods
Social Media

Rating

BesteVPN.nl has a total of 5353 reviews for ExpressVPN. In total BesteVPN.nl has 49773 reviews. Which means that 11% of all reviews is about ExpressVPN. Our visitors give ExpressVPN an average of 4.7 stars. The average score on BesteVPN.nl is 4.5. With this, ExpressVPN scores higher than average.

ExpressVPN Review

This is the review page of ExpressVPN. Here you will find an in-depth analysis of the use of the VPN service at ExpressVPN. In this review, we look in more detail at the following elements: Speed, installation, app use, the number of servers and countries, support and the various packages and payment options.

ExpressVPN speedtest

We perform speed tests with speedtest.net. In addition, we opt for the server determined by speedtest.net and a multi-connection. First we perform the test without the connection with VPN and then with a VPN connection. We perform these two tests directly one after the other *. After comparing speed with and without VPN, we then perform a test on a VPN server in America.

The speed at our test location is very high. This allows us to fully test the speed of the VPN service.

Speedtest without connection to VPNSpeedtest without connection to VPN
Speedtest connected with VPNSpeedtest connected with VPN
Speedtest connected with VPN in the USASpeedtest connected with VPN in the USA

The speeds at ExpressVPN are very high. Of course the speeds without VPN are not achieved, but the speed that is achieved is more than sufficient to be able to do everything online without bothering you with the VPN connection. With the connection to the American VPN you see that upload, in contrast to the download, does fall sharply. You won’t get any problems with this. Your American VPN is generally used for streaming, with the download speed being the biggest factor.

* Despite the fact that we perform the tests as directly as possible after each other, a speed test depends on many causes. As a result, a speed test is always indicative.

ExpressVPN Ease of installation

The ease of installation at ExpressVPN is very high. After making the payment you will immediately see the screen to download your preferred app. We opted for the Mac installation. In this screen a clear download button appears with an activation code that you have to enter later in the installation process to make your account active in the app.

Download your appDownload your app
Copy your activation codeCopy your activation code
The app is ready for useThe app is ready for use

We have downloaded and tested the Mac app, but ExpressVPN offers many more apps for different systems. See them all below.

All apps of ExpressVPNAll apps of ExpressVPN

ExpressVPN app easy of use

In this analysis, we thoroughly tested the Mac version of the app and found out whether it is handy and functional. The app chooses the best server for you to connect to, your so-called Smart Location (in our case Netherlands - The Hague). Of course you can also choose which server you want to connect to yourself. Switching between different servers is very fast and very intuitive.

The app is well-arrangedThe app is well-arranged
Choose a server from the listChoose a server from the list

In the app it is also possible to indicate which VPN protocol you want to use to connect to the servers. By default, these values are set to an automatic selection. The app then chooses the protocol that is most suitable for you at that time. Do you want to be in control? Then you can easily adjust that in the app.

Choose a protocol yourself or determine automaticallyChoose a protocol yourself or determine automatically

The app also gives the possibility to do a speed test to all VPN servers that ExpressVPN offers. We have of course tested this but are not very satisfied with it. The function can be useful if you have no insight at all. We believe, however, that you often make the choice yourself to which server you can connect and the test took a very long time to complete, during the test we chose to abort the test because it took us too long.

Do a speedtest to determine the fastest serverDo a speedtest to determine the fastest server

ExpressVPN servers and countries

At ExpressVPN you can connect to approximately 3000 servers, at 160 locations in 94 countries. This gives you enough options to always be able to connect to the right server or location. The number of servers at ExpressVPN is really great and therefore scores very well.

A lot of servers to choose fromA lot of servers to choose from

ExpressVPN support

We are going to test the support of ExpressVPN by starting a live chat about a fairly simple question. We then look at how quickly customer service responds and how quickly our question is answered. In addition, we also check whether the customer service representative is friendly to us, even though we ask a fairly simple question.

After asking the question I received an answer from a person after 10 seconds. He first asked for our email address in order to be able to reach me in the event of a broken chat. After giving the email address it took 3 minutes before the question was actually answered. The answer was sufficient and accurate. When canceling the chat we asked to send us a copy of the chat to our email. I received the email with the chat history 3 hours later.

After sharing these results, we look at the support page of ExpressVPN. Is the support page intuitive? Do you find the answers to your questions quickly?

The support page of ExpressVPN is clearThe support page of ExpressVPN is clear

The support page is well-arranged and easy to reach. There is a clear search function available, which helped perfectly with our searches. Furthermore, you can quickly click through to the most frequently asked questions, live chat (24/7 support) and manuals for setting up the VPN. They have made many videos to provide simple explanations about the use of the VPN connection.

ExpressVPN packages and payment options

At ExpressVPN they have one product and that product is exactly what you are looking for, VPN. The costs at ExpressVPN are quite high, but they also provide a high-quality VPN service for that. As with many, the longer you order the service, the lower the cost per month. View the costs per period in the table below.

Package Connections Data limit Renews automatically Length Package price
VPN 5 No limit Yes 30 dagen € 11,78 Order
180 € 54,54 Order
1 jaar € 90,92 Order

You can try the services at ExpressVPN by taking out a subscription and canceling your subscription within 30 days if you don’t like it. Within these 30 days, they have a money-back-guarantee. We have tried this money-back-guarantee. We were promised the money back without asking, and yes, within 3 working days we had the money back on our account.

You can pay in 14 ways at ExpressVPN. This allows you to use almost all possible payment options at ExpressVPN. Paying with Bitcoin is also possible, this ensures that you remain even more anonymous.

Conclusion review about ExpressVPN

We are very happy with the service that ExpressVPN offers. The VPN service is fast, the app is easy to use and support helps you exactly where you need it. All these plus points come with a high price, which we at BesteVPN.nl therefore also find the only real disadvantage. After this review we definitely recommend you to try ExpressVPN!

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Reviews


Nathan gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

ExpressVPN is a cool software. Great work folks at Express VPN!! I work as a professor and I would encourage people to have this great shield at work and at home and on their phones!

Cristian Golya gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

With ExpressVPN I feel always safe on the Internet.

soheil marvi gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

Expreess Vpn is really great.High speed and powerful servers. thanks

NickinAction gave ExpressVPN: 4 stars

Overall: Great Experience I love using ExpressVPN. I used to think that paid VPNs were a waste of money they I decided to check out express. I realised the sheer amount of options and encryption types available to me. I did encounter an issue, however, some times when i was connecting to the US (new york or Washington dc) google maps showed my location in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) I managed to fix this by simply disconnecting and reconnecting again. Thank you Express

Arjan gave ExpressVPN: 1 stars

Connection works most of the time, but speed is terrible, a lot of times YouTube videos won't load, and I don't know where they get the idea that the download speed is only going down 11%, if I download some files with the connection on, I get between 160 and 320kB/s maximum, if I switch the connection off, the speed directly goes to above 10MB/s, that's up to 60 times faster, if I switch it on again, speed drops immediately again.... After chatting long time with support and trying many different servers they kind of gave up...after 3 months no change, still very slow speeds

Gene Muszak gave ExpressVPN: 1 stars

I tried signing up for the service. Apparently, I had already created an account and that is why I could not purchase a subscription. Chat support said someone will call me. They called very early in the morning while I was still sleeping. Contacted support, they couldn't do anything, except escalate my ticket. Went about my day, then at 5 pm I went with another service. I was up and running in 5 minutes, much less than the time spent with the chat support. I wanted a faster service, anything else is secondary. So far no issues with the speed. Express VPN thinks a customer will wait days to have their issue resolved. Must be nice to have such a booming business where you don't have to worry about customer service. Why have chat support, when the agents cannot help, and if they have so many billing issues that it takes two days to get a response, then I don't think I want them as a service provider.

milo christov gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

best vpn application i used intil now;

M Aamir Mursleen gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

Express VPN is an amazing VPN that is not only secure but extremely fast. I tried a free VPN, and I was not satisfied. I thought the paid VPN will be slow as well because they must be working with the same technology, but Express VPN runs with the same speed as I have the internet connection. I even watched some Netflix series made for different countries with no internet disconnection. Some sites don't work on my internet dua to the DNS issues from my ISP like Disqus when I connect with Express VPN, the site works perfectly.

Danita gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

ExpressVPN is the best. It gives one the opportunity to watch from whichever location in the world. Brilliant.

Client Steve gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

I surf the net, do what I want in complete anonymity and NEVER any identity leakage - especially content with the Tor network facility and the high number of high speed virtual servers worldwide. Happy to say that ExpressVPN is as fanatical about my online privacy/security as I am; it is the only VPN that I would consider for internet anonymity.

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