If you want to export such items, first seek approval from the Moldovan Department of Monuments.You'll need to provide evidence of approval to export and may need to provide relevant receipts of purchase when you depart Moldova.
You can either: The currency is the Moldova Leu (MDL). Travellers' cheques and credit cards are accepted only in some of the major hotels.
The Euro and US dollars are both easily exchanged for MDL at banks and licensed money-changers. Keep your credit card in sight at all times when making purchases – fraud is a risk.
More information: Air travel You're subject to all local laws and penalties, including those that appear harsh by Australian standards.
Research local laws before travelling, especially for an extended stay.
If you're visiting Moldova for up to 90 days (within a six month period), you won't need a visa. Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice.
Contact an Embassy or Consulate of Moldova, or visit the Moldova Government website for up-to-date information.Registration is automatically carried out by passport control authorities at border crossings, except when entering through Transnistria.There are strict regulations covering the export of antiques, artworks (including modern art and even posters if they are particularly rare or valuable) and items of historical significance from Moldova.Pedestrians, farm vehicles and wandering livestock on roads make driving hazardous.Driving with a blood alcohol level greater than zero is illegal.The Australian Government does not provide information on the safety of individual commercial airlines or flight paths.See the Aviation Safety Network website for information on aviation safety in Moldova.There are very few automatic teller machines (ATM) outside of the capital.Be careful when using ATMs as there have been cases of unauthorised withdrawals after using electronic banking facilities in Moldova.Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date you intend to return to Australia and has at least two blank pages.Your passport is a valuable document and attractive to criminals who may try to use your identity to commit crimes. Be aware of attempts to obtain access to your passport by deception.