ExpressVPN vs IPVanish VPN vs 2018

After comparing these VPNs, we have a winner!

 
 

Which VPN is better?

Daniel Krohn
Technical writer, ex-robot manual creator gone privacy enthusiast/VPN expert
ExpresssVPN and IPVanish are two of the biggest names in the field of online security and privacy. Both have a long history of providing VPN services to users everywhere. ExpressVPN started back in 2009 and is based in the British Virgin Islands, while IPVanish started back in 2012 and is based in the US. One of the leading points in IPVanish over ExpressVPN is that IPVanish allows its users to connect to up to 10 simultaneous devices while ExpressVPN only allows 3 simultaneous connections. However, ExpressVPN takes the lead again when it comes to customer support as, unlike IPVanish, they provide their users with a 24/7 live chat customer support, while IPVanish relies on an email ticketing system only. Although both VPNs work in China and allow unlimited server switching, Netflix is only accessible with ExpressVPN. In addition, ExpressVPN offers more features, such as: Split Tunneling and a built-in speed test. As for security, Both providers use a 256-bit AES encryption and same protocols, but IPVanish has added IKEv2 to its list of supported protocols.Both providers have public Wifi security. The ExpressVPN’s network of servers consists of over 1000 servers in 148 locations, spread across 94 countries around the world. This is very similar to IPVanish’s network which is made up of over 1000 servers spread across almost 60 countries around the world. As for pricing, ExpressVPN costs a bit more, but they offer a 30-day money-back guarantee, whereas IPVanish only offers a 7 day money-back guarantee.
 

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Daniel Krohn
Technical writer, ex-robot manual creator gone privacy enthusiast/VPN expert

Both providers give a strong fight with their security standards and competitive features. At some points, the challenge was very neck and neck, but when it comes down to it, ExpressVPN took the lead in several critical areas such as its location, its network of servers and optimized servers, the compatibility of its apps with different platforms, and its refund policy. More Info