Memberships FAQS

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
  • Premium home deliver
  • Subscriber Rewards discount program
  • Mobile apps and browsing
  • Unlimited access to exclusive iPad tablet app
  • Online commenting
  • Access to E-Edition
  • Home delivery of My Charleston, Lowcountry Parent and Tideline
  • Access to newspaper archive

What is Advantage Membership?

The Post and Courier's new membership subscription plan provides tiered access to our full range of content across all platforms: the daily newspaper,, 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 or call 843-853-POST (7678) or 1-800-648-2223.

For nonmembers, access to 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 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, 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, Press+, 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 $20 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.

What is Subscriber Rewards?

Subscriber 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?

About 20 years of newspaper archives are available through normal article searches on and at Advantage Members will have unlimited access to this search function.

Archives dating back to the 1700s are being digitized and continually added to our online database. Many Civil War-era newspapers already are available to Advantage Members.

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?

The Post and Courier respects the privacy of all members. The personal information you provide to us will not be sold, traded or given to any third-party vendors. To view our privacy policy, go to

What if I have more questions?

Please contact us with any questions or concerns about the Advantage Membership program.