Other news websites are free. Why do I have to pay to read The Post and Courier?
The Post and Courier is not only South Carolina’s largest and most well-read newspaper it is also a Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper offering rich, unparalleled coverage of state and national politics, crime, business, personal finance, sports and features. It’s “real news” written by award-winning journalist that live in and care about your community.
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 allow us to continue delivering the highest quality journalism at the lowest possible cost.
What are the benefits of becoming a The Post and Courier print subscriber?
- Unlimited access to postandcourier.com
- Premium home delivery
- Reader Rewards, postandcourier.com/rewards, discount coupons online or on your mobile phone
- Free mobile apps and browsing
- Unlimited access to exclusive iPad tablet app
- Online commenting
- Access to The Post and Courier E-Edition
- Home delivery of award winning magazines including: My Charleston, Lowcountry Parent. Lowcountry Paws and Tideline Magazines
- Access to The Post and Courier archives
Your news, how you want it.
The Post and Courier's subscription plan provides access to our full range of content across all platforms: the daily newspaper, postandcourier.com, mobile phone apps, tablet apps, e-editions, newspaper archives and custom publications.
Subscribers also receive valuable coupons delivered to their homes and are given access to a Reader Rewards with deep discounts at local restaurants and businesses. Lowcountry residents who would like more details can find it at postandcourier.com/subscribe or call 843-853-POST (7678). Residents of the Midlands or Grand Strand can visit postandcourier.com/subscribe or call 844-410-7819.
For nonsubscribers 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 the weather. A Digital Subscription, which does not include delivery of print products, is available for $12.97 per month.
What about current subscribers?
Current print subscribers automatically receive access to our websites, mobile and tablet apps at no charge. They may also sign up for our Reader Rewards discounts at postandcourier.com/rewards.
How do I download the mobile phone and tablets apps that I receive for free with my subscription?
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.
Click here to view a list of our apps.
What is Reader Rewards?
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 subscribers.
Tideline magazine covers boating and fishing and is published every other month. Lowcountry Parent, published monthly, focuses on families with elementary school children.
Print subscribers can sign up for home delivery of any of our niche publications here.
You must request delivery to receive these magazines.
How can I access your archives?
One year of newspaper archives is available to print and digital subscribers 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 Service for pricing and other information.
What is the e-edition?
The e-edition is a digital replica of the printed daily newspaper. Print and digital subscribers can sign up here.
Do you share my digital account with anyone?
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 visit us at 134 Columbus Street, Charleston, SC.