watch Love Island online abroad

Love Island season 8 is almost over but don’t worry, you can stream every single episode (and watch the Love Island final) online for free. Currently traveling? Don’t worry; below, we’ll also let you know how to watch Love Island from abroad (outside of the UK).

Note that we’ll only be recommending official sources. While you can often find popular shows on unauthorized streaming sites, we strongly advise against using these. The video is usually very low-quality, and there’s always a chance that they’ll be taken down for copyright violation. You can live stream Love Island for free anyway, meaning there’s no need to use shady, unreliable sources.

Love Island is only available on region-locked services. This means that if you’re abroad and looking to watch on your usual services, you’ll need a VPN.

How to watch Love Island online free from anywhere

VPNs make it easy to spoof your location and unblock geo-restricted streaming platforms from abroad. Below you’ll find a step-by-step guide on how to access live or on-demand streams of Love Island from outside of the UK with a VPN.

Here’s how to watch Love Island online abroad (free):

  1. Decide which VPN you’d like to use. We recommend NordVPN but Surfshark and ExpressVPN are both high-quality alternatives.
  2. Download the VPN software, making sure to get the right version for your device’s operating system.
  3. Connect to one of your VPN’s British servers as Love Island UK is only available in the UK, you can however connect to another server abroad to watch various international versions of the show (more on this below).
  4. Create a free ITV Hub account. You’ll be asked to enter a postcode but any valid UK postcode will work.
  5. Try playing a video on the ITV or STV website or app. Any error messages should disappear and the content should load almost immediately. If not, try clearing your cookies and reloading the page.

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How to stream Love Island for free on UK TV

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Watching Love Island season 8 live online couldn’t be easier; viewers in England and Wales (or connected to VPN servers in these countries) can stream every epsisode of Love Island for free on ITV Hub. Better still, there are multiple full seasons of Love Island USA and Love Island Australia just in case you get feel like something different.

Scottish viewers will be directed to the STV Player with the message “Sorry – This video is not available to watch through ITV in your region.” Note that while Scottish users can create an ITV account, they’ll actually need an STV account to watch Love Island online.

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ITV Hub and STV Player are both region-locked, so you’ll need a VPN to access them from outside of the UK. Don’t have one yet? NordVPN offers a 30-day money-back guarantee, which means you can stream Love Island risk-free and get your money back if unsatisfied.

How to watch international versions of Love Island online

Australia

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Three seasons of Love Island Australia are available free-of-charge on 9Now. You will have to create an account and enter an Australian postal code, but that’s as far as the verification process goes. Note that an Australian IP address is required to access the site, but you can easily get one by connecting to one of your VPN’s Australian servers.

USA

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America’s version of Love Island will begin its fourth season on July 19. You’ll be able to stream new episodes on Peacock. This service offers a free tier but it’s likely Love Island USA will be for paid subscribers only. Premium plans begin at $4.99 USD per month.

Peacock is only available in the US. If you’re currently abroad, you can use this platform as normal by connecting to an American VPN server.

FAQs about watching Love Island from abroad

Do I need a VPN if I’m in the UK?

While you can watch Love Island without a VPN from within the UK, we’d recommend using one anyway. Various Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been known to reduce your internet speeds if they decide you’re streaming too much. A VPN hides your activities so this kind of restriction becomes more difficult for ISPs to justify. Further, VPNs prevent most types of Man-in-the-Middle attacks and greatly increase your online security.

Who were the winners of Love Island season 8?

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu and Davide Sanclimenti were the victorious couple to take the crown for the eighth season of Love Island on August 1st, 2022. they secured a final vote of 63.7%. The season 8 runner-ups were Gemma Owen and Luca Bish.

When is the next season of Love Island?

As soon as season 8 of Love Island came to a close, ITV announced that a ninth season would air in winter 2023. They've expressly confirmed January 2023, but there's no exact date yet.

What do we know about the next season of love Island?

Details about love island season 9 are limited at the time of writing, but we do know that it'll be filmed in South Africa. there'll be a shiny new villa, and its also been confirmed that there'll be another series of the show in 2023 following the winter installment.