Hotspot Shield vs Private Internet Access

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Hotspot Shield
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Private Internet Access
Price starts from $3.49 $3.49
Devices per license 5 5
Privacy and security features OpenVPN, Ipsec, SSTP, PPTP Protocols. AES 256-bit, PPTP, L2TP/IPSec, OpenVPN.
Torrenting, Netflix, HBO
Money Back Guarantee 45 days 7 days
Setup time 5 min -
Mobile app
Server Locations 20 28
Number of servers 2500 3059
Payment Methods Paypal, Visa/Mastercard, American Express, Discover Card, JCB, Diners Club, Yandex Money, WebMoney Paypal, Visa/Mastercard, American Express, Bitcoin, AmazonPay, WebMoney, YandexMoney, Zcash
Zero-Logs Policy
Usability and Support - Forum, Email, Knowledge base, Video Tutorials
Best For Travel -
Platforms Windows, Mac, Android, IOS Windows, Mac, Android, IOS
Features list
  • 2500 servers in 20 countries
  • 45-day money-back guarantee
  • Catapult Hydra proprietary protocol
  • Kill Switch and DNS leaks protection
  • 3000+ servers across 28 locations
  • Port Forwarding and IPv6/DNS leak prevention
  • MACE tool for ad-blocking
  • P2P file-sharing is allowed

Compare Prices

Hotspot Shield Plans
1 month
$12.99/mth
6 months
$8.99/mth
1 year
$5.99/mth
3 years
$3.49/mth
Private Internet Access Plans
Monthly
$9.95/mth
Yearly - Save 52%
$5.99/mth
Two Years - Save 58%
$3.49/mth