I'm buying a watch from a seller in the US. Happy with the price etc.. I will have it shipped to friends in the US for safety, and will pick it up at a later date when travel is closer to normal.

We were okay with Paypal (and the buyer protection it offers), but this protection is invalidated if the watch is shipped to an address other than the account address (and I can't add a US address to my account). So that's a no-go.

I'd like to avoid a bank transfer etc. to a foreign seller without recourse, if possible. It's high-value so I'd like some protection.

Any ideas as to how we might be able to do this?