Prince Harry Makes This Very Specific Request of Every Hotel He Stays In

When Prince Harry travels, he asks the hotels he stays in not to use unnecessary plastic. Harry's friend, Argentinian polo player Nacho Figueras, revealed the detail about the royal.

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As part of his life as working royal (opens in new tab)Prince Harry (opens in new tab) travels...a lot. And, when you travel a lot, you start to learn what you need to make your stay at a hotel feel a little more comfortable. When you're a frequent traveler, you might even start making special requests at hotels you visit. When you're actual royalty, sometimes those requests are a little bigger than "can you please give me a room that's far away from the ice machine?"

When Harry travels (opens in new tab), for example, he asks the hotels he stays in to try to cut down on the unnecessary use of plastic. This little tidbit comes courtesy of Harry's close friend, Argentinian polo player Nacho Figueras.

"[Harry] was there and we were at the hotel where we spent the night before the game," Nacho explained during an interview with CBS This Morning (opens in new tab). "He talked to a person and said, 'This morning I got my coffee and I saw that you have a plastic thing on the coffee. And then I also sent my shirt and I got my shirt in a big plastic bag.' So that's this guy, okay. I don't like to talk about that at all, that's who he is. That's who they are. No plastic."

It's not 100 percent clear who the "they" Nacho references includes, but it could be anyone from just Harry's wife (and fellow environmentalist) Meghan Markle (opens in new tab) to the entire royal family.

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