Austria warns of new international travel restrictions for musical instrumentsmain
The Austrian Ministry for Enviroment and Agriculture has drawn public attention to a resolution by CITES, the conference on endangered species, which bans the import or export of products made of black woods (grenadille, palisander and others) from January 1, 2017.
The is would affect oboes, clarinets, guitar and the fingerboards of some violins.
You may be asked to show proof that you owned the instrument before January 1, 2017.
Here’s the resolution. Be prepared.