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UK Kindle for elderly FIL who lives in South Africa?

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FumblesandFrolics Sat 11-Jan-14 22:30:50

DH and would like to buy my FIL, who lives overseas in South Africa a Kindle. We would like to buy in the uk as electrical items are so expensive there, but are worried that he won't be able to download books from Amazon

Does anyone know if a UK Kindle could be used in this way?

jkklpu Sun 12-Jan-14 08:49:16

Kindles connect to your existing Amazon account so it shouldn't matter where it's bought.

NatashaBee Sun 12-Jan-14 08:56:49

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Janek Sun 12-Jan-14 09:02:46

My mil in Ireland uses dp's (english) amazon account to buy books for her kindle as otherwise she'd have to buy them from US amazon. I realise this contradicts what natashabee says above, but she certainly believes it to be true!

There was also some issue with buying the kindle in the first place, like it had to come from america, rather than the uk...

FumblesandFrolics Mon 13-Jan-14 23:10:27

Thank you. Kindle now bought, and we are connecting to DH's account before we go.

Really hope DFIL likes it.

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