The following very awesome tip comes from Ari Herstand, a performing musician, actor, and part-time blogger who also advises bands and artists (check out his services here).
The next time an airline forces you to check your $3,000 guitar, handmade violin, or priceless handcrafted instrument into cargo…
(1) Please show the counter agent, guard, or other said official the 145 page FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 section 41724. It was signed into law by Obama last year.
Print it out.
(2) Guide the counter agent, guard, or other said official to pages 74-75, which states the following:
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