How It Works

Below is everything you need to know about the KC Trips Digital Passport Program, from getting started to FAQ, we’ve got you covered.

Create A Profile: 

To participate in the digital passport you must create a profile.

1. Turn device location services “ON”

2. Visit www.KCTrips.org

3. Click “Register” in the main menu (top right corner)

4. Complete the online form

5. Create a username and password

6. Log-In to your new profile and begin

 

Earning Badges:

Earn a badge by visiting any of the specific locations at www.kctrips.org. Simply turn your location services on in your mobile device settings, and the passport program will automatically detect you are at one of our participating locations. You will be prompted to answer a multiple choice question specific to that location. With the correct answer, you will unlock your badge for that location. Earn 5 location passport badges or more to unlock your prize!

Winning Prizes:

After earning at least 5 location badges for each trip, you will unlock a special prize. Prizes are different for each individual trip. They will be mailed to the address you submitted during your account setup so be sure your information is correct! You should anticipate receiving your prize in the mail two weeks after you have collected your badges.

Trips:

KC Trips Digital Passport Program was designed to feature our some of the regions’ best kept secrets, while encouraging travel throughout the Kansas City Metro. Adventure beyond the big city lights, and truly experience the area in a meaningful way through the eyes, ears and stomachs of the locals. Savor the sips, or travel through time, all while enjoying what our participating cities have to offer along the way. You’ll find each location has something unique and trip-worthy!

 

FAQ: 

Does the passport cost anything to participate?

No. The KC Trips Digital Passport is free and can be accessed through any web browser.

Do I have to create a profile to use the passport?

Yes.  In order to check-in at locations, earn badges, and win your prize, you need a profile to participate.

Do I have to create a new profile for each trip?

No.  One user profile will allow you to participate in all active trips, and will continue to count your earned badges for each trip until completion.

Can I earn badges without visiting the location?

No.  The passport program uses geolocation to determine when you have arrived.  Upon arrival, you will need to answer a question specific to that location to unlock the badge.

Will I win a prize for earning badges?

Yes! There is a different prize given for each trip. Once you earn at least 5 badges on your trip of choice, we will be notified and mail you the prize indicated within the trip details.

How many locations do I need to visit to get a prize?

Earn 5 badges per trip (minimum) to win your prize.  (Limit one prize per user profile upon completion.)