Privilege is something that everyone longs for having, no matter how much you sought for equality.
Indian has taken a step forward in putting an end to the VIP culture by banning the beacon lights, but hierarchical limitations don't get distorted so easily.
So, this is the reason perhaps the Queen of England is privileged to have something that none of us are. Yes you heard this right at the beginning that unlike you and me, Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t need British passport to travel abroad. It is one of the favorite fun facts for the travelers and information seekers. Queen has made the history by becoming the longest serving monarch of Britain. So, it is the best time for the world to know this information.
On learning this news, you must have remembered the kind of annoyance and hassles you go through to get your passport and visa for any foreign tour. But this is not the case with Her Majesty, The Queen of England.
Yes, it is true that the Queen of England does not need a passport for her international travel. That has been declared by the official website of the British monarchy. There is a British passport anyway issued on the name of the Queen. So, why she need to possess one?
The cover of any British passport has representation of the Royal Arms, and its first page contains another type of Arm symbols and following words are mentioned on it:
"Her Britannic Majesty's Secretary of State requests and requires in the name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and to afford the bearer such assistance and protection as may be necessary."
Similar kind of formula is also used in the Commonwealth countries where the Queen is Sovereign. The ''request to all whom it may concern is made in the name of the realm's Governor-General, as The Queen's representative in that realm. In Canada, the request is made in the name of Her Majesty by the Minister of Foreign Affairs,'' as per the website.
However, this is not the case with the other members of the Royal Family. Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales have their passports to travel. The fact may be intimidating for those who always talk about the equality. Don’t feel sad if you feel less privileged. EaseMyTrip has best deals on holiday packages to bring back your smile.