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Sending a baby gift to USA

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swiminthesea Sun 04-Sep-11 23:50:59

A friends has just had a baby boy in America and I want to send her a gift. I seem to have spent hours on American websites trying to order her something without success - as you need a credit card with an American billing address, and also on British websites who mostly don't seem to deliver to America. Surely there's a simpler way? Please can you advise me on how to do this?

pickledparsnip Sun 04-Sep-11 23:58:32

Wouldn't it be easier to get the present delivered to you, then you can post it to her?

dreamingbohemian Sun 04-Sep-11 23:58:54

Amazon UK deliver to the US, I sent some baby books to my cousin in Florida.

pamplemousserose Mon 05-Sep-11 00:03:16

Amazon US will let you buy stuff with a UK credit card. They sell everything you can think of. Also try American sellers in etsy.

lachesis Mon 05-Sep-11 00:12:49

Call them. They'll bend over backwards to help you and many have lines open 24 hours a day. Tell them just what you've said here. As long as it's a Visa or MC, they will probably take it.

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