The following are three major web hosts that offer virtual private servers at affordable prices. There will be some trade offs for these low prices. Some examples of possible trade offs include: limited IPv6 support, additional charges for support, additional charges for priority support, and additional addons may cost extra.
Three providers that offer really cheap VPSes without Cpanel and are unmanaged are:
Online.net – starting at €2.99 Euros (about $3-4 dollars) per month
Online.net is owned by Iliad SA, a major French telecommunications provider. The cheapest VPS offered by Online.net (via Scaleway.com) is for €2.99 Euros. This VPS includes 2 cores, 2 GB of memory, 50 GB of SSD storage, and bandwidth of 200 Mbit/s. The other VPS plans include 4 cores with 4 GB of memory for €5.99 Euros, and 6 cores with 8 GB of memory for €9.99 Euros.
OVH.com – starting at $3.49 per month
OVH.com is another major French web hosting company. The cheapest web hosting plan starts at $3.49 per month. This VPS includes 1 core, 2 GB of memory, 10 GB of SSD storage, and uses OpenStack KVM. There are a few other VPS plans offered by OVH. Each varying in the technology and the usual storage, memory, and CPU power.
LeaseWeb.com – starting at €4.95 Euros (around $5-6 dollars) per month
LeaseWeb is a major Netherlands based web host. LeaseWeb is more known for their dedicated servers and massive bandwidth than VPS offerings. The cheapest VPS plan from LeaseWeb starts at €4.95 Euros. This VPS plan includes 1 CPU core, 1 GB of memory, 40 GB of SSD storage, and 4 TB of bandwidth.
All three of the web hosts above operate more than one datacenter. They also operate in more than one country. If you use a credit card, please remember that you may incur foreign transaction fee if the currency is different from what you usually use.