Today, I would like to spend more time on the plan option which was mainly discussed on Reddit – PureVPN lifetime subscription.
I have discussed PureVPN’s pricing plans comprehensively in my detailed review. If you’re interested in exploring the available subscription options for PureVPN, please visit the “Pricing and Plans” section of my PureVPN review. And if you are a heavy streamer same as me, check out my article on how good is PureVPN for streaming.
This subscription was advertised on StackSocial as Lifetime Subscription though, in reality, it’s instead a 5-year plan which has to be manually renewed when expired.
Note: Please note that the option to purchase a PureVPN Lifetime Subscription is no longer available on StackSocial or other websites, and you will not be able to acquire it any further.
Based on the Reddit discussions, the lifetime subscription to PureVPN purchased through StackSocial/StackCommerce appears to have caused some confusion and issues for customers. The original terms involved a renewal of the subscription every 5 years, with no extra charge. However, some customers have experienced difficulties when trying to renew their subscriptions, with inconsistent outcomes.
In one case, after some back and forth, StackSocial authorized a 5-year renewal, as PureVPN did not have a lifetime renewal code. The customer was told to request a renewal every 5 years through StackSocial and that it would be free, as initially understood.
Some other customers have faced challenges, with PureVPN and StackSocial directing them to alternative VPN services instead of renewing their lifetime subscriptions. Some users, however, have obtained 5-year extensions or assurances of additional 5-year licenses after insisting on the original agreement.
It seems that the PureVPN support team is willing to help users facing these issues by escalating their cases with StackSocial. If you are experiencing similar problems, it may be helpful to contact PureVPN support and provide them with the necessary details so they can assist you in resolving the issue.
How to renew PureVPN’s lifetime subscription?
- Go to StackSocial.com and click on the blue bubble in the bottom right corner to open the support window
- Hit “other” and when prompted, describe to them that you need to renew the PureVPN lifetime license
- They will require the email which is assigned to license
- It is good to escalate this also to PureVPN support so they can contact StackSocial from their end too to speed up the process
What are the other options?
Get a PureVPN’s 5-year plan with auto-renewal
The closest you can get purchasing a “lifetime” subscription is getting a 5-year license from PureVPN with average cost of $1.33 / month (billed upfront $79.95) but this still needs to be renewed each 5 years increasing your price.
If you don’t want to pay for a renewal, it’s important to cancel your active subscription before it is renewed and I’ve discussed the options how to cancel PureVPN’s subscription previously.
Opt in for PureVPN’s referral program
Although this option doesn’t come without any effort, you can get $10 for each friend you refer which can be later used towards your subscription.
Opt for a monthly or annual subscription plan
If you prefer flexibility or don’t want to commit to a long-term plan, you can choose a monthly or annual subscription. The monthly plan is priced at $10.95 per month, while the annual plan costs $3.33 per month (billed upfront at $39.95 per year). These plans offer the same features and benefits as the 5-year plan but allow for more freedom in terms of commitment.
Take advantage of promotional offers and discounts
PureVPN often runs promotions and offers discounts on its subscription plans. Keep an eye out for these deals, as they can significantly lower the cost of your VPN service. You can subscribe to their newsletter or follow their social media channels to stay updated on any ongoing promotions.
In conclusion, while the PureVPN lifetime subscription is no longer available for purchase, there are still various options for users to enjoy the VPN service. From opting for a 5-year plan with auto-renewal to participating in the referral program, there are numerous ways to make the most of PureVPN’s offerings. Additionally, you can choose between monthly and annual plans for more flexibility or take advantage of promotional offers and discounts for an affordable VPN experience.