I am getting ready to start a job in Israel, and have been told that the company requires me to have an Israeli bank account that they will direct deposit my salary into. I have heard that credit cards in Israel generally do not allow the users to contest charges, and additionally will not help me to build credit in the United States. As such, I want to be able to make most of my purchases there using an American Credit card.
However, my current credit card company informed me that they do not allow balances to be paid off from non-U.S bank accounts, which means it would he impossible to set up automatic-deductions and would require instead for me to transfer the balance to a U.S. bank account each month in order to pay off the card balance. This is both costly and requires enough time between the day I get paid, and the day my credit card bill is due in order to work.
Are there any American credit card companies out there that allow their balance to be automatically deducted from a foreign (specifically Israeli) bank account?