A lot of premium VPN services simply seem to be too expensive nowadays. With that being said, there are some VPNs that are affordable. Enter FrootVPN. It can easily be considered one of the cheapest VPN services available. FrootVPN started off as a free VPN service. It was even recommended on The Pirate Bay. However, due to the rising number of users, FrootVPN had to adopt a pricing policy to maintain its service quality. Still, it’s quite inexpensive when compared to others. But, does FrootVPN compromise cost over quality to keep its pricing plans so low? In this FrootVPN review, we’ll compare its pricing, refund policy, server locations, speed, and customer support with other top VPN services.
FrootVPN Review – Features
Even at such as low prices, FrootVPN offers some quite impressive features.
- 30-day Money-back Guarante
- 99.99% Uptime
- 24/7 Support
- OpenVPN, L2TP, and PPTP Protocols
- Strict No Logs Policy
- P2P/Torrenting Allowed
- VPN Locations in 19 countries
- Unlimited Bandwidth
- 3 Simultaneous Devices
FrootVPN Review – Pricing & Plans
In terms of pricing, FrootVPN simply blow the competition away. If you are looking for a cheap VPN service, this is the one you should get. Take a look at the different pricing plans below.
- 1-Month Plan: $4.99/Month
- 3-Month Plan: $3.99/Month ($11.97 every 3 months)
- 1-Year Plan: $2.99/Month ($35.88 every 12 months)
FrootVPN Review – Payment Methods
As with almost all other VPN services, you can use PayPal, BitCoin, or your credit card to subscribe to FrootVPN.
FrootVPN Review – Refund Policy
In general, VPN services offer refund policies that range from 7 to 30 days. FrootVPN offer users a money-back guarantee similar to that of ExpressVPN, NordVPN, and BulletVPN. You can get your money back within 30 days if you are not satisfied with their service.
FrootVPN Review – Server Location
You can connect to VPN locations in 19 different countries using FrootVPN. While we would definitely want to see a more comprehensive list of locations available, you can still connect to VPN servers all the popular countries.
- United Kingdom
- Isle of Man
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
FrootVPN Review – Privacy and Security
FrootVPN have adopted a strict ‘no-logs’ policy. That means they will not keep records of which websites you visit, apps you use, or files you download while you are connected to their VPN servers.
In terms of security, FrootVPN offer OpenVPN, PPTP, and L2TP protocols. Unlike other VPN services where OpenVPN is only available on selected servers, you can use OpenVPN protocol with whatever VPN location you choose with FrootVPN.
FrootVPN uses 2048-bit encryption to encrypt your data. PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) key is also available which provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication.
FrootVPN Review – Software and Applications
This is where FrootVPN drops the ball. Surprisingly, FrootVPN surprisingly does not offer VPN apps at the moment. This might keep some potential customers away since a lot of people either do not want to or simply do not know how to manually set up VPN connections. Although the process of setting up VPN on your own is achievable if you follow FrootVPN’s extensive how-to guides, it’s still time-consuming.
Perhaps the absence of a dedicated VPN client helps FrootVPN in keeping its pricing so low. In the end, creating, maintaining, and troubleshooting these apps all cost money.
FrootVPN Review – Customer Support
FrootVPN has implemented a ticket system in addition to FAQ and extensive FAQ and troubleshooting guides. There live chat service isn’t always available. Still, if you submit a ticket, you should get a response from FrootVPN’s support crew fairly quickly. You can also get in touch with them via their official pages on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Google+.
FrootVPN Review – The Verdict
Does the lack of VPN apps justify the low pricing? Well, it all comes down to what you expect to get out of your VPN subscription. If you are a seasoned VPN user and know how to set it all up on your own, we definitely recommend giving FrootVPN a go. In case you have never tried installing VPN manually on your Android, iOS, PC, or Mac, you can also try out FrootVPN. Their customer support is ready to help you out with any issues and their 30-day refund policy means you can always get your money back just in case.
Description: Is this relatively unknown VPN service worth your money?
Operating System: Windows, OSX, iOS, Android
Application Category: Multimedia