She doesn’t need a passportREX/Shutterstock
Be jealous: When the queen heads out on any one of her numerous tours, she needn’t fret over misplacing her passport. In Britain, each passport is issued in the queen’s name. Consequently, she herself doesn’t need to carry one. Here’s exactly why international travel is way easier for Queen Elizabeth than it is for you.
She doesn’t need to pay taxes (but she does anyway)Tim Rooke/Shutterstock
While some of Britain’s tax money does go toward maintaining the queen’s lifestyle, she isn’t legally obliged to pay them herself. Honorably, she does anyway. Since 1992, the queen has voluntarily paid income and capital gains tax. This is how you should address the queen should you ever meet her.