Anyone got a US iTunes account
andrew at tug.com
Sat Aug 27 14:25:31 BST 2011
On 27/08/2011 13:15, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> Does anyone have a) a PayPal account and b) a US based iTunes account from which they'd be prepared to send me a gift certificate?
It's an absolute pain, isn't it?
The US account must be against a card with a US billing address and
You're not the only person facing this brick wall.
The trouble is that whilst I'm sure that your request is genuine, it is
so close to a Western Union fraud or a cheque overpayment fraud that you
really want to be asking someone that already knows and trusts you.
I just bought a MacBook Pro from the the US store (because I needed it
shipped to OWC in IL). The system is so hard to get round that I ended
up asking a favour from a friend who is a bank manager. He changed the
billing address on his own card(!)
The way to solve this would be to persuade Apple to accept pre-paid
debit cards such as FairFX (that would remove their risk).
I have a route to the ear of an Apple board member and an amusing tale
to tell him. It'll take a bit of time but I'll see if I can solve the
Out of interest, why do you want to buy from the US iTunes rather than
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