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How to Get HBO Max Outside of the US

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What is HBO Max?

HBO Max is the newest stand-alone streaming platform from HBO. This platform will have all of your favorite HBO shows along with new HBO Max originals! This also includes any affiliation from WarnerMedia’s series or movies.

How Can I Get HBO Max?

There are a few ways to get HBO Max, the easiest will be to go to https://www.hbomax.com/ and begin signing up in the top right-hand corner of the screen. You can Pre-order HBO Max right now and receive the discounted price of $11.99 a month or subscribe anytime after May 27th for the price of $14.99 a month.

If you already have an HBO Now subscription or an HBO Go account through your service provider you will receive the benefits for HBO Max starting on May 27th.

Best Shows and Movies with HBO Max

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and FireGeorge R. R. Martin‘s series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. (Wikipedia)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Critic Score: 89%

Audience Score: 86%

Westworld

Westworld is an American science fiction Western and dystopian television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Produced by HBO, it is based on the 1973 film of the same name (written and directed by Michael Crichton) and, to a lesser extent, the film’s 1976 sequel Futureworld. The story begins in Westworld, a fictional, technologically advanced Wild-West-themed amusement park populated by android “hosts”. The park caters to high-paying “guests” who may indulge their wildest fantasies within the park without fear of retaliation from the hosts, who are prevented by their programming from harming humans. (Wikipedia)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Critic Score: 83%

Audience Score: 76%

Joker

Joker is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed and produced by Todd Phillips, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Silver. The film, based on DC Comics characters, stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker and provides a possible origin story for the character. Set in 1981, it follows Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian whose descent into insanity and nihilism inspires a violent counter-cultural revolution against the wealthy in a decaying Gotham City. (Wikipedia)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Critic Score: 68%

Audience Score: 88%

Love Life

Love Life is a highly anticipated Max Original. Anna Kendrick is the star in this romantic comedy is about the journey from first love to last love, and how the people we’re with along the way make us into who we are when we finally end up with someone forever.

How to Get HBO Max Outside of the US

Two Main Golden Rules to Follow

1) Billing and shipping addresses should be the same.

Different addresses for billing and shipping raise a flag and especially for websites with strict fraud prevention control this is an immediate reason to not accept or cancel the order. The billing address is the address registered to your US Unlocked account. Many websites use AVS, address verification software. When the billing address you submitted does not match with the card according to the AVS, the order is canceled by the webstore. Not every webstore uses AVS, however. Especially since AVS is only for US, UK, and Canadian addresses. So these websites will accept your order as long as the billing and shipping address are the same.

2) Use a VPN connection

Many websites monitor the IP location of their visitors and only allow the ones with US IP address to purchase. Using a VPN connection also provides https encryption of your time and actions on the web, protection against identity theft, and “snoopers” at wifi location. For customers in countries with censorship, a VPN provides access to otherwise blocked sites. To make sure your IP address is a US IP address go to https://whatismyipaddress.com/.

Here are the main steps:

  1. Be a US Unlocked Cardholder! Sign Up
  2. Make your first card load payment
  3. Once your load clears your account is set up
  4. Set up your Merchant-Specific Card settings
  5. Connect over VPN from a U.S. IP address
  6. Start HBO Max registration
  7. Enter US Unlocked Card details and make payment
  8. Make sure the billing address is correct
  9. Start shopping!

Start watching your favorite HBO shows and movies while outside of the US today! Sign Up for a US Unlocked account today to get started! Be sure to use a Merchant-Specific Card when signing up for subscriptions or recurring payments.

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