If you're unfamiliar with a virtual private network, or VPN, there's no better time to get to know them.
There are a number of reasons why you might want to use a VPN, including but not limited to masking all of your internet traffic or accessing websites and services that may be blocked in certain countries (like in China).
Search for VPN and dozens and dozens of results come up. Which VPN should you get, and which ones can you trust? Here are our picks for the six best VPNs.
The best VPN deals this week*
NordVPN — 75% off three-year plan ($107.55)
Private Internet Access — 65% off two-year plan ($83.87; Original Price $238.80)
TunnelBear — 58% off two-year plan ($99.99; Original Price $239.76)
TorGuard — 50% off one-year plan ($29.99 after coupon MASH50)