Here is my problem. My 10-year-old daughter got an iPod for Christmas and I want her to be able to download her own games and music without bugging me. At the same time, there is NO WAY I will let a 10-year-old girl loose on the Internet with my credit card. I was thinking a prepaid credit card would be the thing. I could load it every month with the amount I'm willing to spend and when it runs out, it runs out. But all of these cards seem to have so many fees that it's not worth it. It's ridiculous to pay a $1 transaction fee to download a song that costs $1.25. Any suggestions?…show more
Unfortunately, gift cards are not reloadable but the suggestion to buy a few of them a time sounds like the way to go given how expensive a prepaid card would be for this purpose. Maybe you can get her a prepaid card when she gets older and is responsible for more of her monthly expenses.
Courtenay Edelhart My bad, it's not a gift card I put money, I give him an 'allowance' through iTunes. Yes, it can be tied to his own Apple ID/email address (which I monitor ... lots of photos from my mom of their cat). I had to log in to find it, lol. Here is the link: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2105
Jamie Butow Can you tie a new account to one? I want Kenya to have her own account instead of linking her device to my iTunes account, which causes all kinds of technical problems because Apple limits the number of devices you can put on a single account. I've already got my account linked to my iPod, my laptop, my home PC and my Mac at work so I don't want to put the kids on it (Jake has one, too).
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