12 VPNs accepting Bitcoin · Jan 2017

Bitcoin provides the ultimate in security and safety when paying for a VPN service, but not many accept it as payment. We've found the largest of the Bitcoin VPN providers and compared them below.

12 month deals offer security as upfront payments are not subject to fluctuations in currency exchange rate. Also they give you the biggest savings and best value for money, so of course they dominate the top of the comparison charts. Scroll down to find 6, 3 and 1 month deals for shorter contracts.

#1 ExpressVPN

Countries

87
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

83%
security rating

High speed, ultra secure, and easy to use - ExpressVPN describes itself as the fastest VPN on Earth. Watch video from anywhere, unblock websites and regain your online privacy. Setup is easy, whether …

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • 87 countries to choose from
  • Includes private DNS servers
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • May not allow P2P file sharing
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#2 Private Internet Access

Countries

24
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

78%
security rating

I first joined PIA back in 2012 and was a long-standing customer for many years. The service is simple, straightforward and reliable. The VPN client has come on great and minor bugs were smoothed out …

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Strong encryption
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#3 VPN.ac

Countries

21
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

82%
privacy rating

Security

78%
security rating

VPN.ac focusses on security, speed and reliability developed by a team of security professionals, and skilled support staff with fast replies. Servers are pen-tested and audited for security. Each pla…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Strong encryption
Look out for...
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#4 IPVanish

Countries

60
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

65%
security rating

IPVanish is designed to be 'the world's fastest VPN', as well as circumventing censorship filters (by employers, universities or governments) and boasts an impressive number of servers and shared IP a…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • 60 countries to choose from
  • Includes private DNS servers
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#5 LiquidVPN

Countries

9
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

78%
security rating

This is the Road Warrior plan. LiquidVPN focus on speed, primarily. They claim to provide 'insanely fast' servers for quick downloads, torrents and streaming video without buffering. I like the ability to choose between shared IP a…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Strong encryption
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • Only 9 countries to choose from
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#6 LiquidVPN

Countries

9
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

78%
security rating

This is the Ultimate plan. LiquidVPN focus on speed, primarily. They claim to provide 'insanely fast' servers for quick downloads, torrents and streaming video without buffering. I like the ability to choose between shared IP a…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Strong encryption
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • Only 9 countries to choose from
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#7 LiquidVPN

Countries

9
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

78%
security rating

This is the Sidekick plan. LiquidVPN focus on speed, primarily. They claim to provide 'insanely fast' servers for quick downloads, torrents and streaming video without buffering. I like the ability to choose between shared IP a…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Strong encryption
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • Only 9 countries to choose from
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#8 StrongVPN

Countries

22
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

?
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

47%
privacy rating

Security

59%
security rating

StrongVPN, despite the name, is a 'jack of all trades' VPN which promotes security, privacy, speed and ease of use. They have thousands of customer testimonials, even from China, which is promising. …

Things we like...
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Has own VPN client software
  • VPN settings can trade security for speed
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • May not allow P2P file sharing
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#9 AceVPN

Countries

26
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

64%
privacy rating

Security

75%
security rating

This is the Ultimate plan. With a focus on unblocking video streaming and TV channel websites, as well as general private web browsing, AceVPN offers fast gigabit servers and intelligent routing for geo-unblocking without slowi…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Includes private DNS servers
  • Strong encryption
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • May not allow P2P file sharing
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#10 ZenVPN

Countries

28
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

?
torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

35%
security rating

This is the 5GB/day plan. ZenVPN claim many features - fast, secure, anonymous, affordable, simple. Simplicity is assured with the bespoke VPN client - just a few clicks and you should be up and running. ZenVPN offer two plan …

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Long moneyback guarantee
  • Accepts Bitcoin payments
Look out for...
  • Not strong encryption
  • May not allow P2P file sharing
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#11 ZenVPN

Countries

28
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

?
torrents

Privacy

73%
privacy rating

Security

35%
security rating

This is the Unlimited plan. ZenVPN claim many features - fast, secure, anonymous, affordable, simple. Simplicity is assured with the bespoke VPN client - just a few clicks and you should be up and running. ZenVPN offer two plan …

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Long moneyback guarantee
  • Accepts Bitcoin payments
Look out for...
  • Not strong encryption
  • May not allow P2P file sharing
  • Payments don't auto-renew

#12 CrypticVPN

Countries

17
countries

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Log policy

No
Logging

Allows P2P

torrents

Privacy

55%
privacy rating

Security

35%
security rating

CrypticVPN offer a general privacy/security service, and website unblocking as part of the package, with local server locations for fast browsing. They offer free port forwarding so you can accept inc…

Things we like...
  • Zero log policy
  • Has own VPN client software
  • Supports video stream unblocking
Look out for...
  • Operated from USA (5 eyes)
  • Not strong encryption
  • No moneyback guarantee