My experience with DigitalOcean has been great. I currently host 4 droplets (essentially VPS instances) with them and run a few other services through Amazon’s AWS such as SES, and S3 Storage along with CloudFlare. For hosting virtual servers the reliability, price point, and support is unbeatable. I hosted my web servers on Amazon for a period of time and charges would vary, performance for the same specifications seemed to be less than optimal, and the features were far more than I actually need.
5 Reasons to Try DigitalOcean from Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/janakirammsv/2015/09/10/five-reasons-why-developers-love-digitalocean/#9a485c344efb
In the spirit of full disclosure – if you stick with DigitalOcean after your trial and eventually spend $25 with them I will receive a $25 credit to my account.