Postcards are printed on premium 16 pt. card stock.
- Sizes available: 4x6 and 8.5x5.5
- Orientation: Create Your
Own postcards, Upload Your Own postcards, and many Costco design templates are
available in horizontal or vertical orientations.
- Printing: Full-color
printing on both sides. Double-sided or single-sided printing available.
- Finishing: All
postcards feature gloss UV coating on the front and a matte finish on the back.
- Do not include crop marks
- Maximum file size of 50 MB
- To avoid color changes, save your files in RGB
- To ensure your postcards will not have an unintentional white border, the uploaded postcard image should
- Measure 4.25 x 6.25” for a 4 x 6” postcard
- Measure 8.75 x 5.75” for an 8.5 x 5.5” postcard in order to account for the full trim area
- Please ensure all pertinent information and design features are
- Centered on the card in an area measuring 3.875 x 5.875” for a 4 x 6” postcard
- Centered on the card in an area measuring 8.375 x 5.375” for an 8.5 x 5.5” postcard
- The builder displays the information and images guaranteed to be featured on the postcards. Please be aware the actual printed area will be 1/16th” larger than what you see.
Recommended File Format
- Vector-based PDF with outlined text (PDF/X-1a is preferred)
- Learn more about Accepted File Types
Final Trim Size
Recommended Resolution (300 dpi)
4” x 6”
8.5” x 5.5”
- The builder displays the area to be printed, highlighted here by the green line. This means the trim area is not visible in the builder.
Pricing & Shipping
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