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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
IKEv2, OpenVPN, L2TP, IPSec & PPTP
Free trial
30 days money-back-guarantee
Doesn’t keep logs
3000+ Servers
94+ Countries
160+ Server locations
Contact methods
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Rating has a total of 5352 reviews for ExpressVPN. In total has 49748 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 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 In addition, we opt for the server determined by 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 therefore also find the only real disadvantage. After this review we definitely recommend you to try ExpressVPN!

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Farmer Jon gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

Amazingly fast and reliable. Love it and glad I found them.

Blur gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

Best VPN I have ever used. Great customer support, stable and fast servers .

Rhyan Scorpio-Rhys gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

It does exactly what it says on the tin. No muss, no fuss. All applications should be this simple.

Milan gave ExpressVPN: 4 stars

I cannot compare with other VPNs, but it slows down the internet speed and sometimes malfunctions like even if I choose country Slovakia it shows me on web pages I am in Austria and offers me webpages in the German language. Some webpages don't support Express VPN as HBO GO which I can watch only in Slovakia or Czech republic. Sometimes it happens also that even I switch Express VPN off it says to me I am in a different country than I am in a reality: Example I am in Slovakia and I switch VPN off, it says to me I am not in Slovakia.

Daniel Henchey gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

I have had Express VPN for probably over 2 years now. I originally got Express VPN to be able to use Pandora music streaming while stationed overseas. I have ended up using it for so many other reasons. I use it so I can watch The Office (US) on Netflix and now I use it because my ISP throttles my internet, but when I use Express VPN I gain 5X increased internet speed. Express VPN is awesome!

Barbara Biggs gave ExpressVPN: 1 stars

Won’t connect. Won’t send support report. Won’t close Won’t uninstall Won’t quit Can’t install new download unless not working one quits. I’ve had so many problems with this vpn. It freezes before the connection circle is complete. Very very frequently. Then I have to turn my computer off and restart it, and uninstall and reinstall the app almost every day. I still can’t watch Australian ABC iview, which is the reason I joined in the first place. Help says they'll work on it but still, nothing. It’s really beyond the pale to pay for a service that doesn’t work more than half the time. And they won't refund after the first 30 days when I didn't use it much until now.

Mohamed Alkherb gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

I have tried many VPNs. Most of them have significant problems slowing down my internet speed, such as DNS leak or slow servers that keep switching between the servers. I decided to pay a little bit more than others, in exchange of high quality experience and speed. ExpressVPN was indeed the right choice for this. It exceeded my expectations for over 2 years. Unlike other VPNs, I can play my favorite online games in other regions without compromising my speed, I can download the files at full speed, and I can be sure that each connection session is never interrupted. With ExpressVPN, you get a true value for money -- High quality experience in both software and servers. I recommend it and will continue to use it.

Steve gave ExpressVPN: 1 stars

I have been a subscriber for a number of years, however I now find that the speed using express VPN is a quarter of what I can get without using it, the lag is over 300 ms and when watching Netflix I constantly get the "we have detected you are using a proxy " message

siim gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

I have worked 5 years in China and without ExpressVPN, my life there would have been completely different.

Vasileios Andrianopoulos gave ExpressVPN: 5 stars

Really happy with ExpressVPN. It offers high speed browsing under VPN protection and includes many many countries IPs. You can use it also for your mobile phone. I recommend it.

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