VPNArea offers unlimited access to servers in 44 countries. They support OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP/IPSec. They offer a custom client for Windows and a free copy of Tunnelblick for Mac users. Along with easy to follow set up guides for iOS and Android. You can enjoy unlimited VPN access for $8.71 a month or $52 a year using coupon code vpnsp.
- VPNArea offers a nice VPN client for Windows users. As shown above it has a number of advanced features that help you determine which server to connect to for the best performance, a kill switch to stop specific apps anytime the VPN drops, anti DNS leak protection and an option to rotate IP addresses.
- Mac users can download a free copy of Tunnelblick configured for VPNArea. From there you can easily connect to any server.
- Proxy users will want to check out their Houdini Anonymizer software. You can download it from their members area. Along with a list of proxy / socks5 addresses.
VPN Server Locations
- VPNArea has servers in Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, South Africa, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.
- The members area includes a server status page. From there you can view the IP address for each server, location, supported protocols, number of users online and status. The image above shows just a few of their 130+ servers.
- VPNArea supports multiple VPN protocols including OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP/IPSec. For those unfamiliar basically OpenVPN is the most secure and great for connecting from PC, Mac or Linux. While PPTP and L2TP extend compatibility to mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices, etc.
VPNArea Performance Testing
- United States speed test – we tested servers in several US cities and found the speeds to be good. We were able to achieve 24.15 Mbps download speed connected to a server in Atlanta.
- United Kingdom speed test – testing a VPN server in the U. K. from the U. S. we were able to achieve speeds of 18.83 Mbps.
- Conclusion – VPNArea OpenVPN performance was good in the US and UK. Note: you can expect any VPN to slow your connection some as the traffic is being encrypted.
- They allow multiple protocols including PPTP, L2TP/IPSec and OpenVPN. By doing so they offer support for a wide range of users. They also offer an HTTP / Socks proxy list.
- System compatibility – VPNArea supports Windows (8, 7, Vista, XP), Mac OS X and Linux (Ubuntu).
- Mobile compatibility – iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android devices using built-in PPTP or L2TTP.
- Browser compatibility – Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Opera.
VPNArea Pricing and Special Offers
- VPNArea accounts all include unlimited VPN access. Supporting OpenVPN SSL, L2TP/IPSec and PPTP connections.
- Enter coupon code vpnsp to save 12% off any term.
- Unlimited VPN – $8.71 a month. (with vpnsp coupon code)
- Unlimited VPN – $44.00 for 6 months (with vpnsp coupon code)
- Unlimited VPN – $51.92 a year (with vpnsp coupon code)
VPNArea Review : Conclusion
We enjoyed testing VPNArea. Their VPN Chameleon client has some nice advanced features to avoid DNS leaks and a kill switch to block communication if your VPN ever drops. Proxy users will enjoy their Houdini Anonymizer. We found the service to be fast and reliable. They offer competitive pricing and a 7 day money back guarantee.