Thank you. However, it doesn’t make sence not to accept an internstional card that is used to shop in the college and everywhere in the other country. Students may stay in other country for 3 or more years ans won’t get a local payment method just for this purpose...
You can still travel with a Premium account (Student Discount included), so there shouldn't be an issue as long as the countries match once you've upgraded to Premium. You'll just need a good and stable internet connection, and not be offline for more than 30 days to refresh the subscription status with your device.
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My son had a normal spotify subscription when he travelled to USA (from Europe). After 30 days he changed his address has he will be studying there (until that time he though it was not necessary to). Now he wants to subscribe premium, but he has not a local bank account. In fact, his/our credit cards are accepted to everything (all over the world) except for spotify premium... Thanks again, but he has not subscribed before, therefore he would need another solution. Regards
With a Premium subscription you can go abroad for as long as you like. It's important however that you subscribe before you leave abroad.
If he's now a Free user in the US, he'll have to use a US payment method if he wants to upgrade to Premium. This is due to music licensing that varies per country. Alternatively he can purchase prepaid time in a physical store but this can't be combined with Student Discount. More information about prepaid time can be found here.
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