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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #45 on: November 14, 2015, 01:34:07 PM »

Amex doesn't ship to Israel anymore?
Nope
-1
I just received an Amex card last week via DHL.

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #46 on: November 14, 2015, 01:41:36 PM »


I just received an Amex card last week via DHL.
+1 a relative of mine just had Amex ship his card to my house via DHL.


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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #47 on: November 14, 2015, 01:42:53 PM »
Nope
I'm assuming you are referring to new cards and not replacements

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #48 on: November 14, 2015, 01:46:06 PM »
I'm assuming you are referring to new cards and not replacements

Replacement.

I tried in January and after 5 HUCA's to get it shipped to Israel i gave up. Maybe things changed recently.

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #49 on: November 14, 2015, 01:46:52 PM »
Replacement.

I tried in January and after 5 HUCA's to get it shipped to Israel i gave up. Maybe things changed recently.
I got one here last week. Though they were not happy about sending it

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #50 on: November 14, 2015, 02:16:16 PM »
I'm assuming you are referring to new cards and not replacements
Besides getting a replacement card, which they do,
with Amex cards the 1st card always needs to be sent to the address on file.
Then you can request for the first card to be cancelled and have them send you a new one. (Which you will answer, "is technically a replacement card").

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #51 on: November 14, 2015, 02:18:21 PM »


(Which you will answer, "is technically a replacement card").
Correct. Your a smart one

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #52 on: November 14, 2015, 03:09:55 PM »
Then you can request for the first card to be cancelled and have them send you a new one.
Tried exactly that with countless HUCA's and they all told me that I have to wait 10 days from when the 1st card is shipped in order to order a replacement.

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #53 on: November 30, 2015, 05:31:42 PM »
I don't mind paying in USD. Is there any way here in Israel?

How do you get your funds deposited from here to your US checking account?
Step 1:
Best option: Find a friend who you trust who wants to get shekels out of an American checking account and give him a good rate on his conversion while you get a good rate on buying $s.
Next best: Buy open $ checks from a money changer who is very trustworthy. Make sure you only take checks from accounts he has experience with. He should charge you no more than the rate for buying $ cash. (Ask for cheaper.) (BTW I work as a money changer.)

Step 2:
Deposit checks to your US bank account. Most banks offer mobile deposit on personal accounts only using smartphones. Cap 360 offers PC deposits (but be very cautious with them - they like to close accounts which are used oversees).

 (BTW I work as a money changer.)

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #54 on: December 01, 2015, 12:41:11 AM »
Step 1:
Best option: Find a friend who you trust who wants to get shekels out of an American checking account and give him a good rate on his conversion while you get a good rate on buying $s.
Next best: Buy open $ checks from a money changer who is very trustworthy. Make sure you only take checks from accounts he has experience with. He should charge you no more than the rate for buying $ cash. (Ask for cheaper.) (BTW I work as a money changer.)

Step 2:
Deposit checks to your US bank account. Most banks offer mobile deposit on personal accounts only using smartphones. Cap 360 offers PC deposits (but be very cautious with them - they like to close accounts which are used oversees).

 (BTW I work as a money changer.)
You can scramble your location if you're worried about cap360

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #55 on: December 01, 2015, 04:04:55 AM »
You can scramble your location if you're worried about cap360

How can you scramble your location?





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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #56 on: December 01, 2015, 04:06:02 AM »
Cap 360 offers PC deposits (but be very cautious with them - they like to close accounts which are used oversees).

Been doing this for a long time and never had an issue.

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #57 on: December 01, 2015, 04:06:17 AM »
How can you scramble your location?

VPN

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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
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Re: Managing credit cards from Israel/Abroad
« Reply #59 on: December 01, 2015, 04:16:10 AM »
Been doing this for a long time and never had an issue.
Do you use your account in the States often also?