Best cheap VPN deals: top VPNs for Netflix, gaming, Fire TV and more

Best cheap VPN deals
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The best VPN is a must in a modern internet toolkit. Download a VPN and you can maximise your online privacy, unblock geo-restricted websites, and stream live sports and TV shows from almost anywhere on the planet.

But beware: when it comes to choosing a VPN, the best free VPN is not always the best answer. Thankfully, with prices starting from just a few dollars a month, the spend is small – especially with so many firms competing to offer the best VPN deals.

A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a piece of software which encrypts the data that you send back and forth between your connected device and the internet. It routes it straight through their servers. So, if you don’t want your ISP, or anyone else, seeing what you’re doing or even knowing what country you’re in, a VPN is a great option to keep your data as secure as possible.

The best VPN services have apps for all kinds of different devices, too, meaning you can use a VPN to stream video and live sports straight to whatever platform you choose, without having to go via a PC. VPN apps for smart TVs, Xbox, PlayStation, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Roku TV and Chromecast are all included.

If you’re not already signed up to a VPN, you might find the jungle of companies offering their services quite overwhelming. Security is serious business, so we’ve only included deals on responsible VPN providers that we feel you can trust with your information.

So, whether you want to gain access to geo-blocked websites, watch domestic live sport when you’re away from home, or simply keep your browsing 100% private, check out today's best VPN deals and prices below...

Top 5 VPN deals at a glance

Best VPN deals 2022

ExpressVPN 49% off | £5.64/$6.67 a month |12 months (opens in new tab)

ExpressVPN 49% off | £5.64/$6.67 a month |12 months (opens in new tab)
ExpressVPN, arguably the best VPN service, is offer three months free right now. It's fast, stacked with VPN apps and the on-site how-to guides are excellent. You even get a 30-day money back guarantee so you can try it risk-free.

NordVPN 64% off | £3.09/$5.29 a month | 24 months (opens in new tab)

NordVPN 64% off | £3.09/$5.29 a month | 24 months (opens in new tab)
This excellent VPN provider has a strict no activity logging policy and allows you to connect up to six devices simultaneously. There's AES-256 encryption, ad-blocking, malware protection and a torrenting profile too.

Surfshark 84% off | £1.68/$2.05 a month (with 2 months free) | 24 months (opens in new tab)

Surfshark 84% off | £1.68/$2.05 a month (with 2 months free) | 24 months (opens in new tab)
Surfshark is the cheapest trustworthy all-round VPN on the market. It's got apps for the majority of devices, malware protection and a handy Camouflage Mode to prevent even your ISP from knowing that you're connected to a VPN. 

88% off | £1.10/$1.33 a month | 5 years (opens in new tab)

PureVPN 88% off | £1.10/$1.33 a month | 5 years (opens in new tab)
Looking to lock in to a long-term deal? This deal will save you a packet. Sign up to five years of PureVPN, and you'll pay absolute peanuts for the service. Just enter the code TECH15 at checkout, and tell them we sent you.

PIA 86% off | £1.67/$2.03 a month (with 4 months free) | 24 months (opens in new tab)

PIA 86% off | £1.67/$2.03 a month (with 4 months free) | 24 months (opens in new tab)
This two-year deal with Private Internet Access gives you four months completely free, bringing the monthly cost down significantly. One subscriptions lets you access on up to 10 devices too.

PrivateVPN 85% off | £1.66/$2.00 per month |36 months (opens in new tab)

PrivateVPN 85% off | £1.66/$2.00 per month |36 months (opens in new tab)
Good for Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, HBO GO and Amazon Prime Video – there aren't as many dedicated apps but the levels of encryption and the price are both very solid. Like many, buyers are protected by a 30-day money back guarantee.

Hide.Me £2.88/$3.49 a month (with 5 months free) | 12 months (opens in new tab)

Hide.Me £2.88/$3.49 a month (with 5 months free) | 12 months (opens in new tab)
Out of the 12 months you sign up for on this deal, five of them are free, giving you the package at practically half price. This provider has great reviews online, too.

StreamLocator VPN router 12 months' service free | £126/$100 (opens in new tab)

StreamLocator VPN router 12 months' service free | £126/$100 (opens in new tab)
This wireless router broadcasts a dedicated VPN of its own for all your devices, proving seamless access to the likes of HBO Max, Hulu and YouTube TV from wherever you are. This deal includes 12 months' free service. After 12 months, it will renew at £4.89/$5.83 a month with an annual plan discount.

CyberGhost 84% off | £1.78/$2.29 a month |36 months (opens in new tab)

CyberGhost 84% off | £1.78/$2.29 a month |36 months (opens in new tab) CyberGhost offers simultaneous access from seven devices and apps for consoles, Fire TV, Apple TV and smart TVs as well as mobile and computer operating systems. This deal gets you three free months on top of the super-low monthly subscription.

IPVanish 53% off | (opens in new tab)

IPVanish 53% off | $89.99 $47.89 a year | 12 months (opens in new tab)
US-based IPVanish is an appealing VPN provider with a long list of features, including several that you won't often see elsewhere. It's fast enough to keep up with the demands of gaming and Netflix, too.

ZenMate 3 months free | £1.33/$1.51 a month | 36 months (opens in new tab)

ZenMate 3 months free | £1.33/$1.51 a month | 36 months (opens in new tab)
Best for watching Netflix in another country, ZenMate is a strong budget choice. It's available for Fire TV, Apple TV and smart TVs and sticks with a strict no-logging policy and offers unlimited simultaneous access. Cheap and very effective.

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Dan Sung

Dan is a staff writer at What Hi-Fi? and his job is with product reviews as well as news, feature and advice articles too. He works across both the hi-fi and AV parts of the site and magazine and has a particular interest in home cinema. Dan joined What Hi-Fi? in 2019 and has worked in tech journalism for over a decade, writing for Tech Digest, Pocket-lint, MSN Tech and Wareable as well as freelancing for T3, Metro and the Independent. Dan has a keen interest in playing and watching football. He has also written about it for the Observer and FourFourTwo and ghost authored John Toshack's autobiography, Toshack's Way.