How can I watch HBO Max outside the United States?

HBO Max is a brand new streaming service from HBO. Here you can watch original HBO productions, but also content from other big TV networks and film producers. But, how can I watch HBO Max outside the United States? How can I pay for HBO Max without an American payment card?

Can I watch HBO MAX in Europe? HBO MAX in Asia? Yes!

It is very easy to watch HBO Max outside the United States. You will need to use the VPN services of ExpressVPN or NordVPN. Click the links below to visit the websites of these services. They will help you change your IP address (and give you an American IP address), which will let you access the HBO Max website wherever you are in the world.

Watch HBO Max abroad with a VPN

NordVPN is a VPN services registered in Panama. They have servers in 59 countries, and they have a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can use one subscription on 6 devices simulaneously, and you can use NordVPN to watch Netflix content in 5 different countries, and to watch content on TV networks such as NBC, ITV, BBC, CBS, and many others.

Click the button above to get a big NordVPN discount and to visit their website.

ExpressVPN logo

ExpressVPN is a VPN with servers in almost 100 countries. They support Netflix in eight countries (meaning that you can watch Netflix content available in other countries), and you can use the service to watch BBC, Amazon Prime, Hulu, ITV, and many other streaming services and TV networks online. ExpressVPN has a 30-day full refund policy, and you can use one subscription on 5 devices at the same time.

Click the button above to get a big ExpressVPN discount as you visit their website.

How can I watch HBO Max abroad with a VPN?

  • After you have bought a VPN subscription, download the VPN application to your computer, phone, tablet, and TV.
  • Run the application and connect to a server in the United States.
  • You can now visit hbomax.com and watch all the content available.

HBO Max on Android

You can also watch HBO Max on your Android phone or tablet. You can download the HBO Max from Google Play Store. If you cannot find it, visit APKPure and download the application manually from there.

  • Run the VPN application and connect to a server in the United States.
  • Open the HBO Max application on your Android device.
  • You can now watch HBO Max outside the United States on your Android device.

How to pay for HBO Max?

HBO Max has a seven day free trial period. After this, the price is 15 USD per month. To pay for your subscription, an American payment card is needed. So, how can you pay for HBO Max without an American payment card?

There are two options I can recommended (seen in this video):

Pay for HBO Max – version 1

  • Buy an HBO gift card right here.
  • Create your HBO Now account and redeem the gift card.
  • You can use the same credentials to watch HBO Max.

Pay for HBO Max – version 2

  • Run the VPN and the HBO Max application on your Android device.
  • Purchase a subscription with the payment card connected to your Google account (it doesn’t have to be registered in the USA).

These are two working methods that will help you watch HBO Max and pay for HBO Max outside the United States.

What is the different between HBO GO, HBO MAX, and HBO NOW?

The differences between the different services aren’t big.

  • HBO GO is the service you get if you have an actual cable subscription to HBO. This includes all original HBO content, and the actual content airing on HBO in your country.
  • HBO NOW is the streaming service giving people access to the same material in the USA as you get on HBO GO. The only difference, is that you don not need a cable subscription to use this.
  • HBO MAX is available to everyone with an HBO NOW subscription. It contains all HBO original content, and also content from other companies, making this a streaming service more like Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Netflix.
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones on HBO MAX

Are you ready to watch HBO MAX?

I hope these instructions have helped you watch HBO MAX abroad. I also hope that you have managed to pay for your subscription, and that you understand the differences between HBO MAX, HBO NOW, and HBO GO.

If you have further questions or need any help, use the comment field and I will do my best to answer.

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