If you are not an American citizen and do not have a US tax ID number you will not be able to open a credit/charge card issued in the US. Just like I cannot obtain an Australian credit card. If you have an Australian issued Amex you should be able to use that in the US without incident.
email@example.com wrote:Yes I have tried, you can only use if are are in that country.
When you use your Australia issued card in USA, what happened? If I understand correctly, your card gets declined when attempting to use at USA online stores.
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You can sign up for a Diners Club charge card: They have international shipping options that let you purchase things and send them to a US address which forwards to your home address. They also have ways of letting you make a purchase with US funds on websites that don't accept international credit cards. http://www.dinersclub.com.au/personal_din_club.htm?comp=shipping
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