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As a British royal, there are myriad rules to follow. Protocol dictates what’s permissible to wear, what can be eaten and how to follow the Ps and Qs that make a royal life run smoothly. And some of the things which are frowned upon are really quite surprising.

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Don’t take a plane with another heir

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Heirs to the throne are forbidden from traveling alongside anyone else in line for the hot seat. This means, for instance, that Prince William is technically not allowed to take a plane with Prince George. However, he did exactly that when both made a visit to Australia and New Zealand in 2014. Protocol should soon win out, though, with George expected to be taking separate flights when he reaches 12 years old.

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