Charles and Camilla will arrive in Athens later today for a two-day trip to mark the bicentenary of its independence. The royal couple have been criticised for going ahead with the planned visit, as it comes just days before Britons face £5,000 fines for going abroad. But some royal fans have defended the pair, and starkly pointed out the trip is “not a holiday”.
Charles and Camilla were invited to Greece by prime minister Kyraikos Mitsotkis to attend Independence Day celebrations.
People were quick to blast the trip as an unnecessary “jolly” and suggested the couple could have contributed via video-call instead.
One person even suggested it is: “One rule for them, one rule for us.”
But royal fans were quick to point out the trip abroad was a planned foreign engagement made on behalf of the British Government.
One person said: “It’s not a holiday, it is a two day working trip!”
Prince Charles and Camilla should not go ahead with their royal visit to Greece, according to an Express.co.uk poll.
Readers voted in our poll on whether the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s official two-day visit to Athens, which starts today and is at the request of the Government, should be cancelled.
It comes as people leaving England for a foreign holiday could face a £5,000 fine under coronavirus rules.
Some 71 percent of respondents (2,969 people) said heir-to-the-throne Charles…