Buy Kindle books

When it comes to ebooks, I admit that I always recommend people to buy Kindle books most of the time.

Don’t get me wrong. I also love print books. But most people prefer to get an ebook because of the instant access. And they can save on shipping too.

And let’s not forget the allure of Kindle Unlimited where you can read as many books as you want for only $9.99 per month.

While it’s true that not many manga and light novels are available on Kindle Unlimited, it’s still worth getting the subscription especially if you’re like me who loves to read all kinds of books.

As much as I love to recommend people to get their manga and light novel fix from Amazon, I know that some of us may not be able to buy any books from Amazon Kindle because of the region restriction.

Fortunately, there’s a way for you to buy Kindle books despite the region restriction.

Don’t worry, it’s not that hard to do. But it does require a little bit of work on your side.

How you can bypass the region restriction to buy Kindle books

The easiest way for you to bypass the region restriction is to get yourself a US address.

There are many places that offer a free US address. So, it shouldn’t be that hard for you to find one.

When it comes to the free US address, my favorite place to get is Shipito.

While the US address provided by Shipito is meant for you to buy physical products from any US online stores, you can also use the same US address to buy Kindle books.

It’s free to sign up with Shipito. If you’re interested in getting the US address from Shipito, you can sign up here:

Sign up with Shipito

Another thing you need

Now that you already have a US address, you need a payment method that won’t get flagged by Amazon when you make a purchase.

In this situation, the best way to make a purchase is to get yourself an Amazon gift card.

You can use the credit card on file to buy an Amazon gift card. But if you don’t have a credit card, you can always buy the Amazon gift card elsewhere.

There are many places that sell Amazon gift cards online. And some of these websites also accept PayPal too.

One of the places I highly recommend to buy the Amazon gift card is through Play-Asia.

The Amazon gift cards that you get from Play-Asia are in digital. So, you can get the code right away as soon as you already make a payment and confirm your email address.

If you’d like to buy Amazon gift card from Play-Asia, you can get it right here:

Buy Amazon gift card from Play-Asia

Apart from the gift card for the Amazon US Store, you can also purchase gift cards for Amazon Japan store and Amazon China store at Play-Asia as well.

What about credit card?

To be honest, I don’t recommend you to use a credit card to buy Kindle books unless you’re using Payoneer prepaid card. This is what I personally use to buy books on Amazon Kindle in addition to setting my US address as my default shipping address.

But if you still want to use your own credit card, you can always add the US address that you get from Shipito or anywhere else as your credit card’s second billing address. Talk to your credit card company for more information on how you can do that.

If you try to use your credit card without adding the US address as your second billing address, Amazon will insist that you send them a copy of your credit card for the verification purposes.

To sum it up

When it comes to buying Kindle books for those who live outside of the US, all you need to do is to have a US address and a payment method that won’t get flagged by Amazon.

You can get a US address for free right here:

Free US address from Shipito

As for the payment method, the best way to pay whatever Kindle books you purchase on Amazon without getting flagged is to use an Amazon gift card.

If you’d like to purchase an Amazon gift card, you can purchase it right here at Play-Asia:

Buy Amazon gift cards on Play-Asia

I admit that it does require a lot of work. But when you think of all the manga and the light novels that you can buy on Amazon, all the technical hoopla that you have to go through will be all worth it.

On the side note, did you know that you can also buy my books on Amazon? Take a look at my book list here if you’re curious about the books I write:

Sekina Mayu book list