Top 7 Free VPN Providers 2018

Top 7 Free VPN Providers 2018


In today’s digital world, VPNs ate becoming a must-have.  VPN does a lot for us, including protecting your privacy and encrypting your data which keeps you safe online and also gives you the ability to change your geolocation so that you can have access to blocked content from wherever you are in the world.

Premium VPN services are known to perform better at ensuring your safety online as well as providing geoblock-free internet access. However, premium VPN services can be costly. There are free VPN services that do not have very tough limitations in their use.

Here are top 7 free VPN providers in 2018.

  1. TunnelBear

TunnelBear is regarded as the most user-friendly VPN services, especially for beginners. The free subscribers to this VPN service are limited to only 500 MB of traffic every month. TunnelBear is now owned by McAfee, thus subscribers may now benefit from the additional resources in terms of high-quality security and privacy upgrades that come with McAfee. The free version of TunnelBear has no pop ads and you could actually get an extra 1 GB every month if you tweet about the company.

  1. Hotspot Shield

Hotspot Shield is a very popular VPN, and its free version offers you 500 MB on a daily basis. You can use this free VPN to access Facebook, YouTube among other social media platforms that may be blocked. The free version of Hotspot Shield is actually compatible with all major operating systems. Although this VPN service is free, you are likely to come across ads on the Android app, but other platforms are ads free.

  1. Windscribe

Windscribe is another great VPN provider that offers an amazing free plan. With Windscribe you can access their firewall and ad blocking features. They also you an allowance of 10GB of data every month and an extra 5 GB for tweeting about the service and another extra 1GB for referring a friend. Windscribe has more than 10 server locations, has high speeds and also is available in unlimited devices.

  1. Betternet

Betternet is a powerful VPN that you can find for free. It is simple to use and standard users are not charged for downloading and using the product. However, when you want to connect to the free version VPN you have to watch an advertisement first.

  1. Hide Me

Hide Me is a Malaysian based VPN provider with over 30 locations across the globe. However, the free version of this VPN provider has servers available in only three locations- Canada, Singapore and Netherlands. The free version also gives you a limited allowance of 2 GB usage every month. It is ads free, does not require logging and comes with a good connection speed.

  1. HideMan

HideMan is another free VPN provider which allows every user four hours of free access every week. It is a great VPN for Android and iPhone. HideMan’s free VPN seems so persuasive that you might find yourself switching to their paid service.

  1. ProtonVPN

This is one of the latest free VPN providers available. ProtonVPN is run by experts in cybersecurity, thus users benefit from the best privacy features on the market. It requires no logging and has unlimited bandwidth on data. It has four server locations including USA, Japan, Netherlands and Switzerland.



There are good options when it comes to free VPN service providers. Free VPNs are not always good, they have their drawbacks, but when you find one that works for you, it’s not a bad thing. You can always upgrade to their premium service when you really want to.



Andrii is a  founder of tech blog - TechBuzr and lifestyle resource -  TheBuzr.

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