TorGuard and PrivateVPN have been around for a while and have proven themselves as capable VPN services. In reality, there’s a lot in common between these two VPNs. For example, both have excellent server networks in over 50 countries; TorGuard has the advantage in numbers (over 3,000 servers), while PrivateVPN carefully tailors its 80+ servers to its users’ needs.
Furthermore, both VPNs offer a secure, zero-logging service despite unfavorable headquarters: TorGuard is based in the US and PrivateVPN operates out of Sweden. Yet even with the data retention laws and other invasive legislation of these countries, these providers are known for their solid track records of maintaining user privacy.
TorGuard has “stealth” settings for those dealing with heavy censorship (like the Great Firewall of China), but PrivateVPN works great for unblocking restricted content online from anywhere, including challenging sites like Netflix, Hulu, BBC, and American TV.
As for free tests, TorGuard’s “trial period” is actually a 7-day money-back guarantee. PrivateVPN offers that, too (as long as you’re under 10GB of bandwidth used), but you can also get a free trial for a whole week – just make sure to let support know why you want one.