While there are no enforced codes of behaviour for greeting a member of the royal family, most people prefer to adhere to traditional forms such as a polite neck bow or small curtsy. Others prefer to shake hands in the usual, friendly yet formal way.
And of course, there are those who are so swept up in the moment that they forget any protocol or polite etiquette just to have a cheeky kiss and a quick cuddle from a royal.
Here’s Prince Harry and co being greeted by overexcited members of the public, and giving us a whole new meaning to the term ‘stiff upper lip’…
1. Prince Harry and Daphne Dunne
Prince Harry made the 97-year-old’s day when he gave her a kiss during his walkabout in Sydney.
2. Prince Harry and Victoria McRae
Harry doesn’t get much say in this kiss from McRae while in Australia. She was wearing a tiara, after all…
3. Prince William and a royal fan
It’s not just Harry who is irresistible – his brother has been known to receive amorous advances too.
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4. Prince Charles and Gilda Larbey