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Why can't Expatriates use their American Credit Cards

1749 Views 17 Replies Latest reply: Jan 30, 2013 5:34 AM by Dah•veed RSS
  • edwray Calculating status...

    @Dahveed Look I've got exactly the same problem.  I was happily using my US Bank issued credit card for all kinds of app store purchases until I purchased a new macbook pro retina.  Then the insanity started.  This does suggest that something recent - for me within the last several months - changed.  As I have not changed any of my banking details, it seems clear that something within Apple's operating/ecosystem did change.  And its a very negative change for me as well as for millions of other expats round the world who for many, often legal and ease-of-use issues, choose to bank in their home countries.  If anyone can point me to a place where I can make my voice heard directly to Apple, please do let me know.  This change may make it too inconvenient to run an Apple based business.

  • Edgarin108 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

    Moderators have those right in just about any online system. Are you a moderator?

  • Dah•veed Level 7 Level 7 (29,505 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 5:34 AM (in response to edwray)
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