Sending postcards by mail used to be a great way to communicate with friends and family while traveling or on vacation. It was an opportunity to let others know that you are thinking of them and sharing a small piece of your traveling with them. Sending traditional postcards is becoming obsolete, but sending postcards through apps is something that’s more widespread. If you are looking to send postcards to friends and family then check out our list of the best postcard apps for the iPhone.
The best postcard apps for iPhone
5 Feb 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
Turn your photos on Instagram, Facebook and your iPhone into a postcard and send them to your loved ones. The low fees and wonderful features make this app a great option for those of you who love to send postcards. These are perfect for the holidays or event invitations, birthday cards and more. They are printed on glossy postcards, delivered anywhere in the U.S. or International, has new card designs and more. Rates for shipping can change based on location.
- Send postcards from this app to anywhere in the world
- Use your photos from Instagram, Facebook and iPhone
- Create invitations, birthday cards, and announcements
- Reasonable shipping rates, Fees for additional features
- Printed on thick, glossy postcards
Your first postcard through this app is sent for free. So, whether you want to keep some of your photos as memories, send them to your loved ones, or use for other purposes, this app has you covered. Just choose your photo, enter message, add the address, tap “Send” and that’s all the work you have to do. The postcards are printed in high quality color and with a glossy coating. They are sent via first class mail. You will need to pay for credits to send postcards.
- A simple, easy and wonderful postcard app
- Quick process to choose and send postcards
- Printed in high quality color, Glossy coating
- First postcard is sent for free
- Will need to pay for credits to send postcards
Here’s a comprehensive postcard app that allows users to send postcards for free via email or by mail for a small fee. The postcards will be printed in high quality and sent via first class postage. The app has a simple, intuitive design and is very easy for users of all levels to create postcards. In a few moments, you will have wonderful looking postcards at your fingertips to send to your loved ones. Add details, decorate the cards, record voice notes, add custom stickers or stamps, add a signature and more. There are shipping fees to send throughout the U.S. or Internationally. Choose from your photos or the free photos found in this app.
- Send postcards via email or regular mail
- Simple to use, Create postcards quickly and easily
- Add personalized details, Add stickers or stamps
- Use your photos or photos found in app
- There are fees to ship postcards around the world
Send personalized postcards to anywhere in the world with MyPostcard app. It’s a simple and quick process to create a postcard. Select your style, upload a photo, select and customize your frame, enter some text or details, pay and ship. There are options to choose from for card styles. You can send these as postcards or birthday cards as well. There’s an in-app purchase for additional packages. With over 1 million downloads worldwide, you will quickly learn why the simplicity of this app makes it one of the preferred postcard apps around the world.
- Create and send postcards or birthday cards
- Select from different postcard styles
- Upload your personal photos
- Add personalized details or text
- Pay for your card and ship worldwide
Here’s another postcard app that offers users a chance to create and send their first postcard for free. InstaCards allows users to send their photos worldwide on high quality paper at a size of just under 6x6 inches. Import your photos, write your message, fill in recipient’s details then click to send. The process takes just a few moments to complete. There are fees to ship worldwide. You can access your contacts and address book through this app. This app is perfect for holidays and special occasions.
- Send high quality cards to anyone in the world
- Access your address book or contacts list
- Import personal photos, Add message
- Fill in the address, Click to send
- Pay to ship, Cards are just under 6x6
Stannp allows users to create postcards and send the first one for free. Take a photo or use an existing one, choose from different cool effects and send to any destination in the world. There’s a fee for credits, which are uses to pay for shipping charges. The post cards are printed on high quality paper and can even be shipped the same day. All of your postcards will be stored and available for future usage again.
- Create wonderful postcards, Free to ship first postcard
- Import photos or take one, Add captions
- Choose from various fun effects
- Send to any destination in the world, Same day shipping
- Must purchase credits to ship postcards
Postcard Panda will take your photos and turn them into delightful postcards for your friends and family to enjoy around the world. Choose which photo you want to use then add a personal message to the recipient. There are editing features for the post cards, qualified reprints that are free of charge, access addresses via contacts, view past orders, use Apple Pay and more. The postcards are high quality and printed on glossy paper. Shipping can take anywhere from 4 to 10 business days.
- Send postcards to anyone throughout the world
- Use personal photos, Add personal messages
- Access contacts through app, View past orders
- Use Apple Pay, Store payment information
- Reasonable shipping fees, High quality postcards
This popular post card app offers free shipping on your postcards. However, there are small fees for creating the postcard. Greeting cards can also be created for a small fee and shipped worldwide. The postcards or greeting cards are printed on high quality, glossy, thick paper. You can get discounts on shipping in bulk. Choose your own photos and personalize them before sending them out to your loved ones. Users can also create canvases and other photo related products. There’s a lot to like with this app.
- Send postcards, greeting cards and other photo products
- Choose your own photo, Add personalized details
- Free shipping, Small fees per card
- High quality, Thick, Glossy
- Save even more on bulk orders
Create and send postcards, invites, announcements, greeting cards and any other type of card that you can think of. This app offers low rates and great value on sending cards to your loved ones. No sign up required, use Apple Pay and get addresses from your contacts. Just choose your photo, add a message, use an Apple Pencil if you want to write something, add the recipient’s info, pay and ship. It’s a quick and smooth process. The app also has emoji support, easy card duplication, plenty of editing tools, post date, reminder services, reorder cards, view history of cards and more.
- Create all types of cards, Ship worldwide for low rates
- Choose your own photos, Use a variety of editing tools
- Access addresses from contacts, View order history
- Add emojis, Reminder service, Reorder cards
- Pay via Apple Pay, No signups required
Here’s an app that’s perfect for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. It’s a platform for expressing your love, appreciation and gratitude to your parents through beautiful greeting cards. Choose from your own photos, customize the photos with nice looking effects and send digitally to your mother or father. You can also share these via social media. There are numerous in-app purchases for various theme packs to add more effects to your cards.
- Send Mother’s Day or Father’s Day cards
- Choose your own personal photos
- Choose from many great effects and tools
- Create cards or collages
- Send digitally to your mother or father