Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's holiday plans revealed

Just weeks after announcing their engagement, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's exciting holiday plans have been revealed!

Meghan will spend Christmas with Harry and the rest of the royals in Sandringham, the queen's 20,000-acre estate in Norfolk, England, marking the first year that she will take part in traditional celebration. According to The Times, she will be the royal fiancée to spend Christmas with the Queen before she officially becomes a member of the royal family. If you recall, even Kate wasn't given that honor when she and William got engaged. 

Prince William and Duchess Kate will host the newly engaged couple at their family's Norfolk, England, home over the holiday season, a source told Us Weekly

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Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive at an event in Nottingham, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday 27th November 2017 and will marry at St George's Chapel, Windsor in May 2018. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle greet wellwishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Meghan Markle visits Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday 27th November 2017 and will marry at St George's Chapel, Windsor in May 2018. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
People hold U.S. and British flags as they wait for Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle to attend an event in Nottingham, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle greet wellwishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interact with crowd as they visit Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday 27th November 2017 and will marry at St George's Chapel, Windsor in May 2018. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
People hold U.S. and British flags as they wait for Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle to attend an event in Nottingham, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle are greeted as they arrive to attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. During their first engagament of the day at a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair the prince and Markle met representatives from a number of institutes and charities that do specific work around HIV/AIDS. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Chelsea Pensioners deliver a jumbo hand-signed engagement card to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Kensington Palace in London. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry greets wellwishers on a walkabout as he arrives for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
People look out from a window above Kringle's Toy Emporium as they wait to greet Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle when they arrive for a walkabout and an engagement at the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle greet well wishers as they arrive at an event in Nottingham, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Meghan Markle arriving at the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, to attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair on their first official engagement together. (Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images)
Police secure the area as wellwishers line the street waiting to greet Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle along the route of a walkabout outside the venue Nottingham Contemporary during a visit to Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry's fiancee US actress Meghan Markle greets wellwishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Crowds gather outside the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, ahead of a visit by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair on their first official engagement together. (Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle are greeted as they arrive to attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. During their first engagament of the day at a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair the prince and Markle met representatives from a number of institutes and charities that do specific work around HIV/AIDS. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry's fiancee US actress Meghan Markle greets wellwishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interact with crowd as they visit Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday 27th November 2017 and will marry at St George's Chapel, Windsor in May 2018. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A wellwisher (C) holds a hot water bottle as she stands in a crowd waiting to greet Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle along the route of a walkabout outside the venue Nottingham Contemporary during a visit to Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Adrian DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during a visit to the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, to attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair on their first official engagement together. (Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images)
Crowds gather outside the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, ahead of a visit by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair on their first official engagement together. (Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle greet wellwishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
A person is seen reading the London Evening Standard with the news that Prince Harry has announced his engagement to Meghan Markle, London, Britain, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle greet well wishers as they arrive at an event in Nottingham, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Britain's Prince Harry greets wellwishers on a walkabout as he arrives for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee US actress Meghan Markle greet wellwishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an engagement at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, on December 1, 2017 which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Nottingham in their first set of engagements together since announcing their engagement. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive at the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, to attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair on their first official engagement together. (Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images)
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"They’ll be William and Kate’s guests and travel back and forth with them," the source added. 

On Christmas Day, the royals will follow a strict schedule starting with a traditional English breakfast. After a mandatory 11 a.m. service at St. Mary Magdalene Church (a 300-yard walk from Sandringham), they'll enjoy a lunch featuring two roast turkeys. A third turkey is sent up to the nursery where it'll be served to Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

The royals, along with Meghan, will retire to the saloon to listen to Queen Elizabeth's 3 p.m. speech. According to the source, the queen will congratulate Harry and Meghan on their engagement. The queen's famous Christmas message, which she writes herself with the help of a few advisers, is pre-recorded at Buckingham Palace a few days before the event.

And what about the presents? The royals take part in a German tradition in which you open gifts on Christmas Eve. The family frowns upon expensive gifts and will often swap funny ones. One year, Kate reportedly made homemade jam as gifts for her royal relatives. Prince Charle's favorite gift ever is reportedly a white leather toilet seat he received from Princess Anne.

RELATED: See the royals' Christmas celebrations last year:

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BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Prince George of Cambridge attends Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in St Marks' Church in Englefield, Berkshire. (Photo by Danny Martindale/GC Images)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in St Marks' Church in Englefield, Berkshire. (Photo by Danny Martindale/GC Images)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton and James Middleton attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Michael Middleton and James Middleton attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Prince George of Cambridge licks a candy cane at Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (R), his wife Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge (L), Prince George (2nd R) and Princess Charlotte arrive to attend the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
Princess Charlotte holds a sweet as she holds her mother, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge's hand (L) after attending the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
Prince George, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, sucks a sweet as he leaves following the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (C) holds his son Prince George's hand as they leave following the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (R), his wife Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge (C), Prince George (2nd R) and Princess Charlotte (3rd R) arrive to attend the morning Christmas Day service with other members of the Duchess of Cambridge's family at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
BUCKLEBURY, BERKSHIRE - DECEMBER 25: Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attends Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
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Meghan, however, will skip Boxing Day (December 26) activities to stay home with Kate, who is pregnant with baby No. 3. According to the Us Weekly source, "they've developed a friendship, and Meghan can turn to Kate for advice."

But before the holiday celebrations begin, Meghan has returned to the United States to spend some quality time with her mother. More on that in the video above. 

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