SurfsharkVPN is a VPN service based in the British Virgin Islands, and it is becoming more and more popular. But, is SurfsharkVPN a good VPN service? Is it worth the price of the subscription, or should you look somewhere else instead?
I have been working regularly and testing SurfsharkVPN for a while now. It all started with a speed test at the end of December 2018, and since then I have looked more and more at their VPN client and all the features Surfshark has to offer. If you are in a hurry, you can visit the Surfshark website by clicking the button beneath.
The Surfshark website
I know, we shouldn’t judge people by their looks, but we still do. And that is why it is important to have a nice-looking website if you are a VPN provider. What’s up with the SurfsharkVPN website?
The website is really clean, and it is without lots of technical expressions that make the normal guy in the street run away. Instead, it is easy to grasp, to understand, and they even show you your present location (which can be both cool and scary if you have no clue what an IP address is and how it works). But, to receive a greeting in your own language like the one at the picture above can be cool!
The Surfshark price plans
SurfsharkVPN is among the cheapest VPN providers on the market, and you can see more about that as you look at a picture showing their price plans as of 2022. You should also notice their 30-day refund policy, meaning that you can get a refund of your money if you do not like their service or have something to complain about.
What you can see at the image above is the following prices:
|1 month||12 months||24 months|
|Price||11,95 USD||71,88 USD||47,76 USD|
As you look at the prices above, you can for sure say that one would be stupid to buy the one-year plan! But, I cannot promise you that these prices will remain the same as you look at the website, but no matter what, these are great prices, especially if you go for a two-year subscription! That will give you a solid VPN subscription for two years at a very low cost!
This is one of the most interesting things when it comes to Surfshark VPN. They do support some very cool features, and some of them are actually quite stand-alone features that you cannot find among other VPN providers. But, first, let me mention some of the standard features that can be found in Surfshark that you can find in most other VPN applications as well.
The Kill Switch is a very basic feature, but still a very needed one. If you use a VPN to stay secure and safe online, it can be crucial to know if your VPN connection has suddenly dropped. Imagine believing that you are surfing safely and encrypted, only to find out after an hour of purchasing cryptocurrencies and fixing things in your Internet bank, that your VPN dropped out before you ever started. That is what the Kill Switch is about. It will automatically block all your Internet access in the moment the VPN connection drops, and thus you can know for sure that you are safe online and that your VPN is activated.
Most VPN providers will let you use your subscription at a couple of devices at the same time, but with SurfShark VPN they do not put a limit to this. They will let you use your VPN subscription at an unlimited amount of devices at the same time. That is awesome, but I guess there are some limits out there somewhere (meaning that you shouldn’t share your login name and password in a forum online for the entire world to use it). But still, this is a great feature.
SurfShark VPN doesn’t have any activity logs or any logs of what you are doing online in any way. As a result, you should be safe and no ISP or anyone else can get hold of your activity logs later.
This is one of the cooler functions with SurfsharkVPN. It might slow your VPN connection down a bit, but if security is of the essence, who cares? This is a feature that might remind you of the Double VPN service provided by NordVPN, as you will run your connection through several VPN servers after one another, making sure your digital footprint is a complete mess and impossible to follow.
In the Surfshark VPN client, you can use the so-called Whitelister function. Here you can tell the application to NOT use the VPN as you visit certain websites or IP addresses. If you want to watch your local TV station online without the VPN, simply add that website to the
This is a function that you have to activate manually in the application, but it is well worth the few mouse clicks. With the CleanWeb feature activated, your surfing experience will be smoother as ads will be removed (most of them), and you will also be protected from malware and trackers. That is very neat, and a feature that you should activate if you first have a Surfshark subscription.
You can easily get hold of SurfShark VPN applications for all the important devices and operating systems out there. They have very nice-looking applications available for Windows, Macintosh, Android, and iOS systems, and since May 2022, they also have a very nice-looking and easy-to-use application for Ubuntu. Surfshark also has a FireTV application, and they also have browser extensions for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Surfshark download speeds
It doesn’t matter if a VPN provider has all the greatest functions in the world if it is slow. So, what are the SurfShark VPN speeds like? I have made quite some speed tests of Surfshark VPN, and at first, they weren’t good at all, and thus, I waited a couple of months to actually write this Surfshark VPN review. But, since then I have given SurfShark VPN some more tries, and things have gotten way better. By the start of 2019, the speeds were already better, and during the most recent SurfsharkVPN speed test in 2022, we got some very good download speeds. Beneath you can see some examples from the speed test.
- Canadian VPN server – 186 Mbps
- French VPN server – 219 Mbps
- Canadian VPN server – 186 Mbps
- Brazilian VPN server – 117 Mbps
- Indian VPN server – 41 Mbps
With such speeds, you are capable of doing all your favorite activities online while enjoying military-level encryption as Surfshark supports all the important VPN protocols.
Surfshark VPN to unblock and stream
If you are considering SurfShark as your VPN provider in order to unblock different streaming services and websites, you are for sure interested in learning more about Surfshark VPNs’ ability to unblock websites. I have done quite some tests before writing this review, and I can report that Surfshark VPN seems to be working
Surfshark review conclusion
If you are in need of a well-working VPN provider, Surfshark VPN might be exactly what you are looking for. They have great prices, a nice 30-day full refund policy, and with all those extra features available, it is well worth the money.
We can warmly recommend their services based on our tests, but we would also love to hear what’s on your mind. Have you tested Surfshark VPN? Did you like the results you got? Did you like their clients? We would love to hear your thoughts, so please write a comment and share what’s on your mind when it comes to SurfShark VPN.
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