How to Set Up and Use Surfshark VPN in China

Surfshark is one of the best VPN deals that you will find anywhere. Ok, so it’s a great deal. But here is the big question… Does Surfshark VPN work in China? Yes, Surfshark does work in China. In fact, it is currently rated #2 on the Best VPN for China page. However, it can be very tricky … Read more

2019 VPN in China Blog – Real VPN speed tests

Happy New Year and welcome to the 2019 VPN in China blog page. This is the page where you can find real VPN speed test results and performance testing using top recommended VPNs for China and tips for getting the best performance when using a VPN in China. I have been testing VPNs in China … Read more

How to watch Netflix in China with a VPN or DNS in 2019

Netflix (the most popular paid video streaming site in the world) is available in every country in the world, with only 4 exceptions – China, North Korea, Syria, and Crimea. Does that mean you can’t watch Netflix in China? Of course not. You can still watch Netflix in China with the right VPN. But be … Read more

2018 China VPN Blog Page

The China VPN blog page is the place where I post regular VPN speed test results from China, and share tips for finding the best servers and settings the best VPNs for China. 2019 Update For the latest VPN tests, go to the 2019 VPN in China blog page. Previous Blog Pages 2016 VPN in … Read more

2017 China VPN Blog Page

See this page for FAQ about using VPN in China See this page for VPN promotions, discounts, and free trials About This Page This page is a journal style blog where I just talk about whatever VPN servers are working good for me or just my random thoughts about using VPNs in China. It’s highly … Read more

VPN.ac Review from China – May 2017 Updated

In the first half of 2016, VPN.ac used to be my favorite VPN for China but recently I am not really satisfied with the performance of the servers of any of the VPN servers when connecting from China Telecom. Currently, I am using ExpressVPN Hong Kong 3 / Hong Kong 4 as my main every … Read more

Does the IKEv2 VPN Protocol Work in China?

The answer is “it depends”… on the server. The iOS apps of many VPN services use the Cisco IKEv2 protocol. I have always found this protocol to perform very poorly during my testing and concluded that IKEv2 doesn’t work very well in China. I was testing the new iOS app from VPN.ac yesterday and discovered … Read more

2016 VPN in China Blog

See this page for FAQ about using VPN in China See this page for VPN promotions, discounts, and free trials December 18, 2016 12:15pm Sorry for the lack of updates recently, I have been very busy moving into a new apartment. I am now on my way to Canada, I had an overnight layover in … Read more

Is ExpressVPN’s hassle-free money back guarantee really hassle-free?

One of my friends signed up with ExpressVPN a few months ago. He had a very specific requirement of watching UK streaming TV and he found that ExpressVPN was not good in this regard. Their UK servers were not fast enough for reliable streaming.  I recommended VPN.ac to him because they have a special unofficial unadvertised feature that enables you to … Read more