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Kindle in Dallas? Does Kindle work in Australia?

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Initial post: Dec 29, 2008 8:40:39 PM PST
Will a Kindle work in Australia and on the plane over there?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2008 1:09:30 PM PST
R. Morgan says:
It will work in that you can read things you have already downloaded. I believe that you cannot download outside of the US. It will be great for the plane!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2008 7:08:14 PM PST
BJWright says:
If you mean you are just visiting and you still have a us credit card on your account, you can download to a computer and move the book over by USB cable while outside the US.

Posted on Jan 19, 2012 9:13:42 AM PST
If I purchase a kindle in Australia as a gift for someone living in Isarel will it work in Israel definitely?


In reply to an earlier post on Jan 19, 2012 10:03:46 AM PST
G. Hansen says:
So if I am moving to Germany for several years and plan on keeping a US credit card active, will I still be able to buy and download books?

Posted on Jan 19, 2012 4:33:09 PM PST
Jennie says:
I live in Australia. I have 2 Kindles - a large one with a key board and a small one to take to the doctor's waiting room - slips in my bag easily. I download from Amazon using an Australian, but Visa credit card. No problem. I read on the plane. You can download overseas.

Posted on Jan 20, 2012 7:07:12 AM PST
JW says:
I live in Germany, bought my Kindle Touch 3G last Month in the U.S. and i can download books whereever i want (even in germany:-)

Posted on Jan 20, 2012 7:38:15 AM PST
I was in the Phlippines for 3 months, I had no problems downloading from there. Sometimes the download times are a little slower, but I did always get them.

Posted on Jan 20, 2012 3:09:17 PM PST
Jennie says:
I forgot to add that for Australia, the Kindles come with a USB cable each and you recharge them from your computer: desk top or lap top.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 26, 2012 4:21:51 PM PST
Jason Frost says:
Actually, you can get a power adaptor for $10 that you can plug the USB cord into, so that you can charge it without a computer, here's a link if anyone's interested: Amazon Kindle AU (Type I) Power Adapter (Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle DX)
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