Travelling with instruments and equipment
Access the ISM's comprehensive guide to transporting instruments into the EU and Northern Ireland.
From visas to car hire, accommodation to advice, we've highlighted a range of ISM services so you can get organised and save money when you're working in the UK, in Europe and beyond.
Free access to the ISM’s specialist legal service
Advice from our specialist in-house legal team on international contracts, subject to jurisdiction.
Visa and work permit advice service
Free 30-minute consultations, offering bespoke advice from our partners and experts in worldwide visa and work permit procurement, Viva la Visa. They can help you to navigate the required work permits and visas in the country or countries you are visiting on your next tour or work trip.
If you require further consultation, you can access a 20% discount on fees from Viva La Visa.
Discounted carnet service for transporting equipment and instruments
Carnets allow you to take items in and out of many countries without having to pay customs duties, or taxes. ISM members can access a 10% discount on carnets.
Preferential rates for business travel insurance
Competitive rates on single or annual trip cover, giving you peace of mind on tour.
Travel and accommodation discounts
Save money on airport parking, transfers, hotels and self-catering.
Savings on exchange rates and card fees abroad
Get business level rates on currency exchange.
Discount on lost luggage tracking services
A trial period and 50% off an annual membership.
ISM's online Brexit advice pages
Access a range of Brexit-related advice tailored specifically to musicians working in Europe.
Not an ISM member? Join us and access these discounts and services, plus many more, to help support your music career.