Updated: March 2019
China has succeeded in blocking almost all VPNs, but we found 3 that are still working in March 2019! These services are guaranteed to successfully bypass the Great Firewall of China. And they are all offering a money back guarantee or free trial to prove it.
These 3 VPNs have been tested in China to ensure speed and reliability. Use these 3 VPNs to access any website or internet service without restrictions, including your favorite streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu.
The truth is that most VPNs simply do not work in China. Most websites have outdated information. These 3 VPNs are definitely still working in China.
ExpressVPN is the most popular choice for internet users in China because it offers the best speeds and reliability for bypassing the Great Firewall. When the service gets blocked, the engineers at ExpressVPN are always quick to implement workarounds.
1 Month - $12.95
6 Months - $59.95 ($9.99/month)
12 Months - $99.95 ($8.32/month)
Get an extra 3 months free with a 12 month subscription when you sign up using this link.
Although the speeds are not as fast as ExpressVPN, NordVPN has some very nice features and extremely good deals for long-term plans.
If you have problems connecting to NordVPN in China, simply enabled the obfuscated servers option in advanced settings. This will enable a list of special servers that are designed specifically for users in China. So far, these special servers have been very effective at getting past the VPN crackdowns in China.
1 Month - $11.95
12 Months - $83.88 ($6.99/month)
24 Months - $95.75 ($3.99/month)
NordVPN is currently offering a special deal for a 3 year plan.
If you are staying in China long term, this 3 year plan is a great value.
VyprVPN is not as reliable as ExpressVPN and NordVPN, and it was not working for a few weeks in February 2019. However, it is currently working again in China.
VyprVPN offer a custom protocol called Chameleon (available only with the premium plan) that scrambles the OpenVPN data to bypass the deep packet inspection employed by the Great Firewall of China to detect VPN connections. Make sure to get the premium plan and then set the protocol to Chameleon in the apps before connecting if you are in China.
1 Month - $12.95
12 Months - $80 ($6.67/month)
Get a 3 day free trial and get 50% off your first month ($6 for the first month if you don't cancel after 3 days)
** Use this special link to visit VyprVPN if you are already in China, the normal link doesn't work from within China.
Wikipedia - VPN Blocking