Shared Hosting: $3.95 Per Month
Lunarpages has six different shared hosting plans suitable for everyone from beginners to established enterprises. Each package comes with free setup; Lunarpages’ in-house control panel; support for key languages like PHP and Perl; and round-the-clock support.
It’s worth noting that the Windows-based hosting package is saddled with quite a few restrictions. While Lunarpages gives you the option, this might not be the best choice for Windows-based hosting overall.
Here’s a quick overview of the different plans’ specifications:
|Feature||Starter||Basic||Windows||Business Premium||Business Advantage||Business Enterprise|
|Starting Monthly Price||$3.95||$4.95||$9.95||$24.95||$44.95||$64.95|
|Bandwidth||50 GB||Unlimited||Unlimited||200 GB||400 GB||Unlimited|
|Storage||5 GB||Unlimited||Unlimited||20 GB||40 GB||Unlimited|
|Facebook Ads Credit||No||$25||No||$25||$25||$25|
VPS Hosting: From $44.95 Monthly
Lunarpages’ VPS plans are fully scalable, which gives you a great degree of flexibility. However, their prices are better-suited for medium to large businesses, especially with the VPS configuration system making you run the risk of adding more than what you need or can afford. Still, this is also Lunarpages’ strongest suit, since you can fine-tune your VPS configuration to the specifications that you need.
Lunarpages’ base configuration comes with 2 GB RAM, 50 GB SSD storage, 1 TB bandwidth, 1 IP address, a free domain name, and is run on multiple servers for failover. If the base features are not enough for you, then you can customize your configuration how you see fit. However, key aspects like storage max out at a disappointingly low 100 GB, and essential software like Softaculous and cPanel, which are usually offered at no extra cost by other companies, cost heft extra fees.
Dedicated Hosting: From $145 Per Month
As with its other plans, Lunarpages offers you a choice between Linux and Windows for your operating system. Each package comes with the company’s LunarPanel management software, 1 free domain name, 5 dedicated IP addresses, 10 TB of bandwidth, $50 of Facebook Ads credit, and free setup.
Here’s a quick summary of each plan:
|Feature||Intel Core 2 Quad||Dual Intel Xeon Quad Core||Dual Intel Xeon Hexa Core|
|Linux Monthly Price||$145||$175||$825|
|Windows 2012 Standard Monthly||$170||$200||$875|
|Windows 2012 Data Center Monthly||$220||$250||$975|
|Windows Server 2008 Monthly||$176||$206||$887|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB||64 GB|
|SATA Storage||2 x 250 GB||2 x 500 GB||4 x 500 GB|
|Facebook Ads Credit||No||$25||No|
Money Back Guarantee
That said, if you want to give Lunarpages’ offerings a shot, it is virtually risk-free. All of their plans come with a 30-day money back guarantee, so if you are not satisfied with their service, you can get a full refund if you cancel within the first 30 days. This way, you can see for yourself how the service fares and you can rely on the guarantee as your safety net if things don’t pan out.
For the most part, Lunarpages’ customer support is pretty decent. The FAQ’s could use more content, and their Wiki resources could use some sprucing up to make browsing easier, but they both get the job done. There is also a community forum on tap if you want to browse more resources or ask other users for assistance. Meanwhile, the company can be contacted by phone and ticket submission. They offer a live chat option, but it is only reserved for sales and not support concerns.
What's the Verdict on Lunarpages?
Lunarpages Review 2017 – Conclusion
Lunarpages is one of the few hosting services around that allows you to choose between Linux and Windows for your operating system. What’s more, many of the company’s hosting services are flexible enough to accommodate a wide spectrum of users. Whichever your plan, Lunarpages manages to provide better-than-average page load speeds. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of their uptime. While it’s not terrible, their recorded uptime falls below the industry average, and is pretty inconsistent at times. While Lunarpages has its strong points, there are definitely better options out there.