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Passport 50: Hop on Board!

Passport 50 Hop AboardIf your love to travel with fellow adventure-seekers, Planters Bank is the place to be! We travel to various destinations for day-trips and even longer adventures with fellow Planters Passport 50 members, and enjoy local events and happenings throughout the year. See our 2015-16 events below,  including our just-added Islands of New England Tour. (Updated August 27, 2015.)

 Membership benefits of Passport 50* include: Advance notice of Passport 50 travel events; one guest per member is allowed on selected travel events Periodic Passport 50 Newsletters, which include itineraries of upcoming trips, recipes, topics of local interest, and bank news Invitations to exclusive in-house events – potluck suppers, financial seminars (i.e., Identity Theft, Trust) and other fun-filled activities.

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September, 2015 (TBA)
Trust Seminar
Halloween Soup
October 27, 2015
Halloween Card Party & Soup Supper

Reservations Required.

 Biltmore-Passport 50
November 8-11, 2015
Biltmore Estate and Pigeon Forge

Travel with us by deluxe motor coach to Asheville, North Carolina to visit Biltmore Estate, then on to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee to see Christmas shows.

 Carter House-Passport 50
December 1, 2015
Franklin, Tennessee

This holiday day trip to Franklin, Tennessee includes shopping, lunch, and a tour of The Carter House, a historic plantation home. The cost per person is $80.

 Blue Danube River Cruise
May 26-June 5, 2016
Legendary Blue Danube River Cruise

Experience the Danube River from Prague to Budapest! This fantastic journey will begin with two days in Prague, then heading by motor coach for Passau, one of Germany's oldest cities. From there we'll embark on an exclusively chartered river ship for the next seven nights with shore excursions to magnificent sites in Salzburg and Vienna Austria, and concluding in Budapest. Highlights include:

  • Wenceslas Square and the medieval Charles Bridge in Prague
  • St. Stephan's Baroque cathedral in the fairytale town of Passau
  • Sites from "The Sound of Music" and Mozart's birthplace in Salzburg
  • The opulent Baroque Benedictine Abbey and Austria's spectacular vine-terraced Wachau Valley
  • Shonbrunn Palace and an optional musical concert in the "City of Music," Vienna
  • Bratislava train tour to Bratislava Castle
  • St. Stephen's Basilica, Fisherman's Bastion, and the Royal Palace in Budapest

Reservations are required for this informational meeting on Thursday, July 23. Please call Carolyn at 270-890-1617. 

Islands of New England
August 26-September 2, 2016
Islands of New England

Join us for this 8-day tour of the Islands of New England beginning in Providence, Rhode Island. Natural beauty, traditional charm, amazing coastal food, and historic cities await. Highlights include:

  • Sightseeing in Providence, "America's Renaissance City"
  • A breathtaking ocean drive to Newport, lined with 11 extraordinary mansions designated as National Historic Landmarks
  • Spend Sunday touring and strolling many of Boston's famed attractions
  • Step back in time with a stop at Plymouth Rock
  • See the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard and cruise Cape Cod and Nantucket
  • Wrap up your adventure with whale watching in Provincetown, the tip of the cape

An informational presentation will be held at 4:30p.m. on January 12 in the Planters Bank Latham Building in Hopkinsville. To make reservations or for more information call Carolyn at 270-890-1617.


 For more information on Passport 50, please contact Carolyn Cobb at or call 270-890-1617. (Electronic mail is not secure and confidential. Please do not submit personal information via email.)

 * Passport 50 membership requires enrollment and is free to Planters customers who maintain a primary checking relationship in good standing. Non-Planters customers who wish to travel will be charged an annual fee of $25. This fee covers the communication cost for travel announcements and other activities.