Postcard printing

Prices from £15 for 500 postcards

  • postcards 325gsm uncoated
  • postcard double matt laminated
  • postcard printing all full colour print

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No-risk

Relax - your lovingly created order will be in safe hands. We're so sure you'll be happy with the results that if you're not, we promise to reprint it straight away, or give you a full refund.

Tried and trusted

We're a big company, with 150 experienced production staff who can handle the needs of clients large and small. We invest in the best quality digital presses to meet the high standards of our customers - 11,000 and counting!

Here to help

Our UK-based customer service team will respond to any email or phone query quickly, and we'll resolve any problems relating to print jobs within 48 hours. We value your feedback, which helps us keep making printed.com better.

Green and clean

We love to print, but not when it creates waste and pollution. We recycle 98% of everything that can be used again, and send the remaining 2% to become refuse-derived fuel instead of going to the landfill. We're committed to leading the industry in best environmental practices that we keep on improving.

Paper options

Silk, Gloss, Uncoated or Tintoretto Gesso
in 250 to 350gsm

Silk card Silk coated paper has a low surface sheen and luxurious feel. It offers excellent ink to paper contrast, and printed colours appear bright and defined. The overall look is more low-key than gloss coated paper.

Gloss card Gloss coated paper has a high surface shine and very smooth finish. Printed colours 'pop up' and appear extra vibrant, making it a favourite choice for promotional items. Ink dries well on gloss paper, so you're unlikely to need lamination.

Uncoated card Our uncoated paper has a soft finish and tactile quality. Because it's more absorbent than coated paper, printed inks appear flatter. It's the best choice for stationery as it's easy to write on.

Tintoretto Gesso A classy, textured paper for when you want to go luxe. Its pleasing 'rough-but-refined' surface demands to be touched. It's perfect for wedding invitations and other occasions when only the best will do.

Finishes explained - Matt lamination gives a soft slightly dull finish, giving a sophisticated, modern look. Gloss lamination gives a high gloss finish that is not achieved with a gloss card. A lamination is recommended on solid colours or images for vibrancy (and protection!).

Papers - We only offer professional-grade papers that meet the high standards of our customers. Working with the UK's leading paper mills and distributors, we select the latest durable, high quality papers with the right environment credentials.

Finishing touches - If you're printing invitations or save-the-dates, you can add envelopes for easy posting. Choose from eight different colours and uncoated, laid or shimmer papers.

24 hour express option available
48hr standard turnaround

Packaging - When you upload your own artwork, your order will be carefully packed in plain, unbranded brown packaging, so you can send products direct to clients. If you choose to use our designs, your order will be sent in printed.com branded packaging. We pack using shrink wrap where it's needed, for protection during transit.

Express exceptions
Express is not available on over 1000 SRA3 sheets.
Express not available with lamination.
Lamination adds 24 hours to turnaround.

Job tracking - You can see where your order is by checking 'My Account'. The job status screen clearly shows whether it's in production, being printed, or on its way to you. After it has been shipped, you can track your order in the tracking tab. No more pacing the corridors!

iPhone App - Keep tabs on your order wherever you are, by downloading the printed.com iphone app. Android version coming soon!

Tips for setting up your artwork -
Set up artwork to the correct size
Add bleed where possible
Keep text 3mm in from the edge
Always supply at 300dpi in CMYK
Set up multiple page documents in running order

We accept the following file types:
PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, EPS, JPEG, TIFF, PNG and RTF

Download a free artwork template

Postcards

Our postcards are perfect for high-impact promotions and irresistible invitations. Personalised postcards are also a great platform for showing off your product range or portfolio. We print postcards using the latest technology for true offset quality on luxurious papers including silk, gloss, uncoated and Tintoretto Gesso.

We recommend a heavy, 350gsm silk stock, for your postcards, with lamination (matt or gloss) if they're going through the postal system. You can add envelopes in white, red, black, silver or gold to your order. We offer a range of sizes outside the standard A6.

Most common postcard type: A6 double-sided postcard on 350gsm silk.

Customer Reviews

  • Print quality 5 stars
    Service 5 stars
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Love these cards! Really impressed with how well they turned out and a great price.
  • Print quality 5 stars
    Service 5 stars
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Very pleased with my postcards.
  • Print quality 5 stars
    Service 5 stars
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Thank you, really nice quality print as usual, and on top of that there seems to be an improvement in the resistance to abrasion of un-laminated print surfaces. Very pleased.

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We recycle 98% of our production waste and send the remaining 2% to become refuse-derived fuel. We also have an FSC accreditation, ISO 14001 and are part of World Land Trust. Read more about our environmental policies.

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