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AirVPN vs
Ivacy VPN vs
NordVPN 2021

After comparing these VPNs, we have a winner!


Which VPN is better?

Author Image Catherine Ablett
Catherine Ablett
Cybersecurity Researcher

At first glance you would be forgiven for believing that there was little to choose between these three VPN providers. After all, they all provide excellent security features and work across multiple operating systems, including mobile and public hotspots among them. However it doesn’t take much of a deeper look to realize that while there is a clear winner, there is an even clearer loser. While NordVPN offers the highest possible levels of security and they all offer access to geographically blocked content, AirVPN provides a perfectly good service, and what it lacks in bells and whistles it makes up for in transparency and reliability. Our third provider however falls down on service, transparency and reliability. A once respected provider, Ivacy, is now not considered worth the cost of its fairly priced package. Its lack of transparency when it comes to customer services and privacy, and concerns over it being situated in Hong Kong put it way behind both AirVPN, which is based in Italy, and NordVPN that has encryption that the NSA would have trouble breaking. While all three offer a service that supports Netflix, P2P and Torrents, users need to be aware again of the China connection with Ivacy, and what this might mean for their privacy.






 Best VPNs by category


 The Bottom Line

Author Image Catherine Ablett
Catherine Ablett
Cybersecurity Researcher

NordVPN is a clear winner in terms of number of servers, server locations and IP addresses it has for users to avail themselves of, not to mention its 30-day money back guarantee. This is much longer than the 3 days offered by AirVPN, and actually pays out unlike that of the 7-day guarantee of Ivacy, which prefers to tie its users up in red tape. It is Ivacy’s customer service approach that really brings it down and takes away from its feature list, which actually rivals that of NordVPN. All three providers offer various payment options, but in terms of value for money, top rate security and round the clock support, you just cannot beat NordVPN.

Interestingly, if you compare NordVPN with ExpressVPN, which is our top ranked vpn, you'll see that NordVPN can learn a lot from ExpressVPN. Compare NordVPN with ExpressVPN