WASEL Pro VPN review

A simple yet capable VPN proposition

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TechRadar Verdict

WASELPro provides pretty much everything you’d expect from a good VPN - ease of use, access to popular streaming channels, support for torrenting, perfect anonymity, and high speeds. It does, however, have a very small number of servers, lacks details on its no-logging policy, and is a bit on the expensive side.


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    Unblocks Netflix, BBC iPlayer

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    Has a free trial

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    Solid speeds


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    No free version

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    Privacy policy lacks detail

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    Not many servers

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The best VPNs offer a great way to protect and hide your identity and online activities. It’s also an ideal tool to circumvent internet censorship in countries with online restrictions, such as Syria, Iran, and China. Or, on the other hand, access geo-restricted content, those locked to your country, with the best streaming VPNs

WASEL Pro VPN may have been developed by the Netherlands-based iElement B.V. - but the VPN itself is actually based in Egypt and subject to Egyptian laws. The service offers 40+ servers in more than 20 locations, including the US, UK, Germany, India, Ukraine, and Saudi Arabia. 

Pricing & plans 

Wasel Pro VPN offers subscriptions for lengths of one, three, six, and twelve months. Each plan has the same features and a 7-day money-back guarantee. A free trial of WASELPro is available to test the VPN daily, although it is restricted to 30 minutes. This gives you the opportunity to use it and see if it suits your needs before deciding to purchase it, but while many providers some of the best free VPN experiences, there’s no cost-free option here. 

WASEL Pro VPN prices are $9.99 a month / $27 every three months / $50 every six months / $90 a year. 

The plan does not limit the number of concurrent device connections; instead, you are allowed a maximum of six connections per protocol with no restrictions. The platform accepts payment from all major debit/credit cards, Western Union, PayPal, WebMoney, CASHU, and OneCard. The VPN doesn't give refunds and also does not accept cryptocurrencies, so there is no way to maintain anonymity when making online purchases.

WASEL Pro VPN in use

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Privacy & encryption 

According to the company, the VPN doesn't log anything, and neither does it record user activities or connection metadata. However, the service fails to give us details about what type of data is covered by this policy. Nor have they called an independent auditor to carry out a VPN audit that would attest to the company's no-logging claims. So, we have no way of knowing if they don't keep logs.

To protect your privacy, WASEL Pro uses protocol combinations such as OpenVPN, Shadowsocks, and L2TP with 256-bit data encryption. It includes some useful extras such as a smoke tunnel that allows you to enable VPN throttling protection over UDP, TCP, or even both, a VPN kill switch that deactivates internet access when the VPN connection fails to prevent data leakage. There’s also a DNS leak protection option on the software.

As an added advantage, you can also use the VPN for China because it aims to provide unrestricted internet access to locations where governments and ISPs collaborate to blacklist numerous websites and services. WASEL Pro VPN does not prohibit P2P or torrenting on any of its servers, so it can be used as a VPN for torrenting

WASEL Pro VPN in use

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WASELPro allowed us to unblock Netflix, Pandora, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, ABC, and Amazon Prime Video with no problems. We were able to use the VPN for Netflix, with high-quality streams, and we didn’t experience any buffering. To access the desired content in the country of your choice, all you need to do is establish a connection to the server there. 

Speed & experience 

Through intelligent routing and the use of OpenVPN LZO compression, WASEL Pro VPN asserts that their VPN can boost speeds. This is what we found when running a series of speed tests

When we tested WASELPro through the VPN server near our location, our connection speed was 55 Mbps, for the server in California, USA. delivered download speeds of about 40 Mbps. While the speeds for distant locations was reduced to about 16 Mbps 

WASEL Pro VPN in use

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On the website, you can download and quickly set up the user-friendly WASEL Pro clients for Windows and Mac. There are also mobile VPN apps for iOS, and Android. Whether running on Windows, Mac, or Android, WASEL Pro VPN has a largely consistent interface and functionality, making it easy to use. 


In addition to providing live chat support around the clock, WASEL Pro VPN also offers email and web form contact options, as well as remote guidance via TeamViewer for any typical problems. 

A useful resource for information is the VPN's extensive knowledge base on its website, which includes a wealth of FAQs, service manuals, and step-by-step instructions with pictures. When we tested the customer service, we got clear responses in less than a minute.


Wasel Pro VPN provides SSH and Smoke tunnels, Shadowsocks (anti-DPI), a kill-switch, IPv6 leak protection, and support for torrenting and peer-to-peer (P2P). It offers a 30-minute free trial, has an easy-to-use app for quick setup, and unblocks Netflix and BBC iPlayer. Wassel is a VPN for China that makes it simple to get around internet censorship, making it the ideal VPN for anyone visiting or residing in the country. 


Wasel Pro VPN's privacy policy lacks detail and is not transparent about its policies. It also has not gotten an independent auditor to back up its claims that it doesn't keep logs. The VPN has a limited number of servers, does not give refunds, and charges high rates. Wasel Pro VPN's privacy policy lacks detail and is not transparent about its policies. It also has not gotten an independent auditor to back up its claims that it doesn't keep logs. The VPN has a limited number of servers, does not give refunds, and charges high rates. 

WASEL Pro VPN in use

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ExpressVPN is one of the best alternatives to Wasel Pro VPN. It’s a secure VPN service that unblocks Netflix and other streaming websites and has thousands of servers there. It also allows for 5 simultaneous device connections and has a fast connection rate.

Read our full ExpressVPN review

NordVPN also offers a comparable service. The business offers online military-grade protection and has been in business for more than ten years. You can freely access your preferred websites and streaming platforms thanks to it. Furthermore, it has a strict "no log" policy and doesn't keep any records of your activities.

Read our full NordVPN review

Torguard VPN is a powerful software product with numerous security features. It includes the WireGuard protocol, restricts IPv6 leaks, and is suitable for torrent downloads. Windscribe is another well-known VPN service with a desktop application and browser extension. It also has a "Block Trackers" feature that prevents trackers from tracking you.

Read our TorGuard VPN review 


WASEL Pro offers strong encryption, exceptional anti-snooping protection, functional clients for the majority of the major platforms, support for torrenting, and access to major video streaming websites. However, they have the obvious drawback of slightly average speed and a no-logging policy that is not well supported by information or evidence. We believe that there is still room for improvement for WASEL Pro, and also back up their log in policy with more details. 

Aloysius Valentine

Aloysius Ejike Ukejeh is a seasoned tech and virtual private network writer. He has over 5 years of experience in the technology industry, focusing on streaming, web hosting, security, and privacy. Aloysius is an expert in virtual private networks (VPNs), and he frequently writes about the latest news and developments in this area. He is also a strong advocate for online privacy and security. Aloysius spends time reading about the latest technology news in his free time.

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