With the formalities of their champagne reception over, Britain's royal newlyweds had a surprise for the crowds.
They drove out of the gates of Buckingham Palace in Prince Charles' blue Aston Martin convertible festooned with balloons and an L plate.
It also has a license plate reading 'Just Wed', echoing what the boys did for their father when he wed Camilla.
While William took the wheel, Kate waved at the crowds.
Still in her magnificent bridal attire, she seemed tickled by the light-hearted trip back to Clarence House.
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