Your daily news, however you want it, in print, online, on your phone and tablet.
The Post and Courier produces the hardest-hitting and most thorough journalism in South Carolina, while also delivering the Charleston area's most valuable consumer information and coupons. Now, we're adding more ways to take advantage of this wealth of information and savings, bundled in packages that fit your daily life. It's called The Post and Courier Advantage. Select the package that's right for you.
Advantage Membership benefits include:
Unlimited access to postandcourier.com
Premium home deliver
Subscriber Rewards discount program
Mobile apps and browsing
Unlimited access to exclusive iPad tablet app
Access to E-Edition
Home delivery of My Charleston, Lowcountry Parent. Lowcountry Paws and Tideline
The Post and Courier's new membership subscription plan provides tiered access to our full range of content across all platforms: the daily newspaper, postandcourier.com, mobile phone apps, tablet apps, eeditions, newspaper archives and custom publications.
Advantage members with print subscriptions also receive valuable coupons delivered to their homes and are given access to a special rewards program with deep discounts at local restaurants and businesses. For more details and to sign up, go to postandcourier.com/membership or call 843-853-POST (7678) or 1-800-648-2223.
For nonmembers, access to postandcourier.com will be limited to five stories every month, with the exception of job postings, real estate listings, display advertising, coupons, deals, obituaries and weather. A Digital Advantage Membership, which does not include delivery of print products, is available for $10 per month.
What about current subscribers?
Current print subscribers are automatically granted an AdvantageMembership at no additional charge.
All you have to do is go to postandcourier.com. You will be prompted to register after you begin viewing content. After completing a simple sign-up, you'll receive a password that entitles you to free, unlimited access to the website.
You will continue to receive your print home delivery subscription without interruption.
Depending on your membership level, you also may be entitled to free delivery of your choice of custom publications.
Why is The Post and Courier metering some of its digital content?
The Post and Courier has played a vital role in Charleston's history for more than 200 years. The newspaper ranks as one of the Southeast's best, offering rich, unparalleled coverage of local politics, crime, business, personal finance, sports and features.
Much of this content is available through multiple digital channels, including postandcourier.com, mobile apps, tablet apps and a variety of associated websites.
Charging a minimal fee for full access to these channels will enable us to continue delivering the highest quality journalism at the lowest possible cost.
How will you keep track of how many articles people have read?
We have partnered with a technology provider, Brainworks, to keep track of nonmember access and to ensure members receive everything to which they are entitled.
What does a membership cost?
Memberships start as low as $10 per month. The best value is a Daily Advantage Membership, which for just $22 per month includes 7-day home delivery of the newspaper, full access to all digital channels and archives, home delivery of your choice of custom publications and a discount rewards card. For details on membership levels and benefits, go here.
Can I comment on stories?
Advantage Members will be able to login and make unlimited comments on stories using Facebook accounts.
How do I download the mobile phone and tablets apps that are part of my membership package?
If you already have one of our mobile or tablet apps, continue using it. You will be prompted to register or sign in.You can download our apps from the Apple or Android store. Once the apps are downloaded, you will be given information on how to access the content.
Reader Rewards provides members with exclusive discounts to more than 220 local and national businesses. You can choose printable coupons or use your smart phone to access savings.
Which custom publications can I receive as a member benefit, and how do I sign up?
My Charleston, a yearly guide to life in the Lowcountry, and Charleston Scene, a weekly entertainment guide, are automatically delivered to any print Advantage Members.
Tideline magazine covers boating and fishing and is published every other month. Lowcountry Parent, published monthly, focuses on families with elementary school children. North Charleston Magazine is published twice a year and covers businesses, people and entertainment options in that city.
Daily and Custom Advantage members can sign up for home delivery of any of our niche publications here.
You must request delivery to receive this membership benefit.
How can I access your archives?
One year of newspaper archives is available to Advantage Members through the e-edition link. To access the e-edition use the link presented under “What is the e-edition?” immediately below. Archives older than one year are available at additional charges. Please click on the Archives link under Customer Care for pricing and other information.
What is the e-edition?
The e-edition is a digital replica of the printed daily newspaper. Sign up here.
Can I share my digital account?
A $1.25 premium will be charged for all home-delivery subscribers On April 24, August 27, September 25 and November 24, 2016. The premium reflects the increased size and value of the editions on these days and will change the paid-through date. Prices subject to change.
Vacation Stop Policy
All subscribers of the Post and Courier receive complimentary access to www.postandcourier.com, our e>edition and all tablet and mobile applications. While away on vacation subscribers may stop daily service of their print subscription, but he digital service will remain available. Therefore, the daily charge will continue for the digital service. Subscribers can elect to have all newspapers delivered in a “vacation package” upon their return. Seasonal vacation stops will not be charged while service is suspended.
What if I have more questions?
Please contact us with any questions or concerns about the Advantage Membership program.