How to Buy Amazon Fire TV if you live in Canada

How to Buy Amazon Fire TV if you live in Canada.

Are you are having problems buying Amazon Fire TV devices in Canada. Here is How to Buy Amazon Fire TV if you live in Canada. They are very popular devices stateside but both are not available on the Canadian Amazon site and the American Amazon site will not Ship to Canada.

Buying an Amazon Fire TV or Stick can be a challenge for Canadians. Here are a few steps on how to get one and also info on if it is your best choice. 

How to Buy Amazon Fire TV if you live in Canada.

Here is a way you can do it.

  1. You will need to set up an account at a USA mailbox forwarding website. These companies for a fee will provide you with a USA shipping address that you can now use for your US Amazon order. The company will automatically send your order to your Canadian address. Some good USA mailbox sites are ShipToTheBorder' MyUsaAddress, MyUS.
  2. Go to Amazon Fire TV and add to your cart. But at check out, you will now use your USA Mailbox site address.
  3. After you have placed your order, check US shipping account settings for delivery status. Then put your forwarding Canadian address and ship it to Canada.
  4. One final method is if you have a friend in the US simply have it shipped to them, then have them ship it to you. But again you are still paying double shipping charges and paying in US dollars. If your a snow bird pick one up next time you go to the states.

Alternative to Amazon Fire TV Stick for Canadians.

Although this method above is legit and will get you Amazon Fire TV in Canada. The additional $15 to $30 US for the USA mailbox service and the US dollar conversion brings the cost of your Amazon TV Stick up. It's not really worth it unless you are spending at least $150 US. For an Amazon Fire Stick at $39.99 it almost doubles the price.

 You can buy a better product on Canadian Amazon with more features for the same or less money. The specs compared to other Kodi devices available in Canada are not that impressive. You have to side-load all of the best apps and you have to be a member of Amazon Prime to get the most out of the system. Amazon fire stick does not provide ethernet port, crucial for HD streams and live feeds on Kodi.

There are better Streaming Media Player options for Canadians without having to pay additional shipping charges. The following are available in Canada with more features for the same or less money than Amazon Fire TV.

Alternatives To Amazon Fire TV

Here are a few Streaming Media Players that can be purchased in Canada.

Goobang Doo XB-II

Streaming Media Player

Roku Streaming Stick

Streaming Media Stick.

How to Buy Amazon Fire TV if you live in Canada.

Gray Area!

Fully-Loaded TV Boxes may be illegal in your country.

  • Some of the preloaded apps on some units may be illegal in your country.
  • Caution fully loaded boxes let users watch Premier League games or Sky Movies without paying.
  • Caution many plug-ins the box offers host are illegal streaming services.
  • Caution with boxes that come preloaded with subscription sports, TV, and movies for free.

Amazon has banned fully loaded Kodi TV Boxes and other pirate devices from their online stores globally. So you can rest assured if you buy a TV Box from Amazon it will not be illegal in your country. For a full rundown of Kodi see our Beginners Guide To Kodi

What is Kodi TV?

  • Kodi TV is a software that enables you to stream apps and on-demand services onto your TV.
  • Kodi software is legal it can even be downloaded onto an Amazon Fire Stick.
  • Blank Kodi software boxes can be bought from most major retailers for around $100.
  • Boxes can play, Youtube, Soundcloud, and other free catch-up apps.

Beginners Guide To Kodi

Did You Know?

 A Streaming Media Player Can Save You Around $200 A Year.

That cable TV DVR converter box in your seldom used guest room is costing you about $10 to $20 monthly in rental fees? That’s over $200 a year. Every year! If you have a few boxes you can double the cost.

Purchasing a Streaming Media players for about $50 to $150, will eliminate the ongoing monthly DVR rental fees. With a Streaming media device and a good WiFi signal, you can easily connect your guest room TV to view programs when needed. Choose from set top players or simply just a media stick. Free TV or paid subscription to a variety of streaming video services. See what streaming media is all about.


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