Zions Bancorporation Subsidiaries Partner With MapQuest To Provide Branch/ATM Locator on Web Sites

Provides Consumers With Increased Access to Bank Information



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Zions Bancorporation

    SALT LAKE CITY, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Zions Bancorporation
 ("Zions") (Nasdaq:   ZION) subsidiaries -- Nevada State Bank, Vectra Bank
 Colorado, and Zions First National Bank -- have partnered with MapQuest.com to
 provide a new branch and ATM locator on the respective banks' Web sites.
     The new locator allows consumers and bank clients to enter an address,
 such as a home address or other location, and receive a list of branch and/or
 ATM locations nearest that address.  The client also obtains a map highlighted
 with the nearest branch/ATM locations, and may choose to receive detailed
 driving directions to any selected location.  Branch lobby and drive-up hours
 and phone numbers for each location are also provided.
     "Each of our online initiatives is designed to provide clients with
 increased access to the information they need to make better financial
 decisions," said Ron Hanks, senior vice president of Internet Banking at Zions
 Bank.  "This partnership with MapQuest provides clients in Colorado, Idaho,
 Nevada and Utah with yet another tool to help them more conveniently access
 their funds, and information relating to those funds, wherever and whenever
 they like."
 
     Following is a list of the three banks' Web addresses:
 
       -- Nevada State Bank - www.nsbank.com
       -- Vectra Bank Colorado - www.vectrabank.com
       -- Zions First National Bank - www.zionsbank.com
 
     About Zions Bancorporation
     Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services
 companies, consisting of a collection of great banks in select high growth
 markets.  Under local management teams and community identities, Zions
 operates more than 400 full-service banking offices in Arizona, California,
 Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Washington.  In addition, Zions
 is the only primary dealer in government securities headquartered in the
 western United States, and is a national leader in SBA lending, public finance
 advisory services, agricultural finance and electronic bond trading.  Through
 its subsidiary, Digital Signature Trust, the company is a leader in providing
 trusted Internet identity credentials.  Forbes magazine recently named Zions
 one of America's best big companies.  Investor information and links to
 subsidiary banks can be accessed at www.zionsbancorporation.com.
 
     About MapQuest
     MapQuest is the world leader in providing online, voice and wireless
 mapping, directions and destination information solutions to both consumers
 and customers anytime, anywhere.  The company licenses its branded solutions
 to 2,000 business partners and has more than 300,000 links from other Web
 pages.  Every month one in five Internet users accesses MapQuest content, and
 more than 20 million MapQuest maps are downloaded each day.  Ranked among the
 20 most powerful U.S. Internet brands, MapQuest.com is consistently listed
 among Media Metrix's Top 50 Web sites.  To provide travelers and customers
 with the tools needed to continually access mapping, driving directions and
 other location-based information, MapQuest utilizes wireless and voice
 recognition technologies.  MapQuest content is available via Sprint PCS,
 AT&T PocketNet, BT's Genie Mobile and Nokia Internet-ready cell phones;
 Palm electronic organizers; and other handheld devices.  A wholly owned
 subsidiary of America Online, Inc. (NYSE:   AOL), MapQuest is a part of the AOL
 Interactive Properties Group.
 
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    SALT LAKE CITY, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Zions Bancorporation
 ("Zions") (Nasdaq:   ZION) subsidiaries -- Nevada State Bank, Vectra Bank
 Colorado, and Zions First National Bank -- have partnered with MapQuest.com to
 provide a new branch and ATM locator on the respective banks' Web sites.
     The new locator allows consumers and bank clients to enter an address,
 such as a home address or other location, and receive a list of branch and/or
 ATM locations nearest that address.  The client also obtains a map highlighted
 with the nearest branch/ATM locations, and may choose to receive detailed
 driving directions to any selected location.  Branch lobby and drive-up hours
 and phone numbers for each location are also provided.
     "Each of our online initiatives is designed to provide clients with
 increased access to the information they need to make better financial
 decisions," said Ron Hanks, senior vice president of Internet Banking at Zions
 Bank.  "This partnership with MapQuest provides clients in Colorado, Idaho,
 Nevada and Utah with yet another tool to help them more conveniently access
 their funds, and information relating to those funds, wherever and whenever
 they like."
 
     Following is a list of the three banks' Web addresses:
 
       -- Nevada State Bank - www.nsbank.com
       -- Vectra Bank Colorado - www.vectrabank.com
       -- Zions First National Bank - www.zionsbank.com
 
     About Zions Bancorporation
     Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services
 companies, consisting of a collection of great banks in select high growth
 markets.  Under local management teams and community identities, Zions
 operates more than 400 full-service banking offices in Arizona, California,
 Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Washington.  In addition, Zions
 is the only primary dealer in government securities headquartered in the
 western United States, and is a national leader in SBA lending, public finance
 advisory services, agricultural finance and electronic bond trading.  Through
 its subsidiary, Digital Signature Trust, the company is a leader in providing
 trusted Internet identity credentials.  Forbes magazine recently named Zions
 one of America's best big companies.  Investor information and links to
 subsidiary banks can be accessed at www.zionsbancorporation.com.
 
     About MapQuest
     MapQuest is the world leader in providing online, voice and wireless
 mapping, directions and destination information solutions to both consumers
 and customers anytime, anywhere.  The company licenses its branded solutions
 to 2,000 business partners and has more than 300,000 links from other Web
 pages.  Every month one in five Internet users accesses MapQuest content, and
 more than 20 million MapQuest maps are downloaded each day.  Ranked among the
 20 most powerful U.S. Internet brands, MapQuest.com is consistently listed
 among Media Metrix's Top 50 Web sites.  To provide travelers and customers
 with the tools needed to continually access mapping, driving directions and
 other location-based information, MapQuest utilizes wireless and voice
 recognition technologies.  MapQuest content is available via Sprint PCS,
 AT&T PocketNet, BT's Genie Mobile and Nokia Internet-ready cell phones;
 Palm electronic organizers; and other handheld devices.  A wholly owned
 subsidiary of America Online, Inc. (NYSE:   AOL), MapQuest is a part of the AOL
 Interactive Properties Group.
 
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