Help Guide

The Poster Printing Co. provides high quality poster printing services FAST. We use the best quality printers and inks in the business to provide stunning posters at competitive rates. Our online ordering system is the easiest in the business, just place your order and your posters will be shipped within HOURS of payment receipt and artwork approval.

We aim to have your posters printed within hours of receiving payment and artwork. Our production times depend on the size and quantity of posters orders. For detailed turnaround times for each poster size and order quantity, please check the individual poster pages.

Once you have placed your order we will generally keep you updated as your order progresses through each stage. If you haven’t received any notifications within a few hours of ordering, please check your spam folder.

Once your posters have been printed and packed (See the “How long will my posters take to make?” section of this Help Guide) they will be shipped via standard post or express courier, with delivery times as follows:

  • For the free standard shipping option please see Australia Post for delivery time estimates.
  • If you have chosen the EXPRESS courier option your posters will arrive the next business day for all Eastern metro locations, and within 2-3 business days for all other metro locations. Remote and rural locations are expected to take 3+ business days for express delivery but don’t worry, we will contact you if it looks like it is going to take longer!

PLEASE NOTE: Our flat rate prices are dependent on your location so please ensure you enter a delivery address before choosing this option.

Presently we offer the following payment methods, Direct Deposit and Paypal. We will also accept cash on pickup by prior arrangement only, so if you want to do this, you’ll need to give us a call on 07 5504 7677 (note, we’ll answer the phone as RW Promotion). Payment methods and bank details will be listed once you place the order and checkout. Accounts may be available for large volume users, contact us. If you are unsure about anything, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We are so sure you will be happy with your posters we even offer a full replacement guarantee!

Due to the custom nature of our products & services, we do not offer refunds, however, if you are not happy with your posters simply post them back within a few days, let us know what you were dissatisfied with and we will replace them!

Please visit our Stock Types page for full details on our different print media types & substrates

The Poster Printing Co. has our very own hightail file sharing dropbox link, simply click here and you can upload your files here up to 2gb. Simply place your order online and let us know in the description that your files are still coming. We’ll hassle you if we don’t see them in a fair amount of time.

Here at The Poster Printing Co. the environment is important to us, which is why we opt only for suppliers who use renewable and sustainable plantation paper fibre sources (FSC & PEFC accredited). We also choose to use a latex printer for all our large format printing.

80-90% of large format printers use solvent printers. Solvent ink is essentially highly refined paint that uses harsh solvents as a carrier and to ‘bite’ into the media. Even the term eco-solvent actually means economy solvent, not ecological as the printers who use them would make you think.

In contrast, latex uses water as a carrier so there are no fumes, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) or toxic waste to dispose of. The ink is cooked on top of the media rather than having to eat into the media with a solvent, which is much better for the environment.

We recycle all of our ink and toner cartridges and even provide a public drop off point for Planet Ark where anyone can drop their used toner cartridges to us for recycling.

Artwork specifications

Prices are based on artwork being supplied “Print-Ready”

We are printers, not graphic designers, so the file you send will be EXACTLY the image you receive.

We recommend following the below specs to ensure the best quality finish for your posters:

  • Ensure each edge has a 3mm bleed (on all 4 edges i.e. 6mm total). Bleed is what we call the area that will be cut off the edge to create a perfect edge-to-edge printing look. Allowing 3mm on each edge of bleed will ensure your posters have the best looking finish possible.
  • NO GUIDELINES, NO BORDERS, NO TRIM MARKS & no other print marks on your print-ready artwork. To avoid additional artwork charges and delays, simply provide the artwork in the finished size with the recommended bleed attached. If you want to show us how something should look please send us a separate file with guidelines.

Found A Bug?

Found a bug, or something not working as expected? Please contact us and we will do our best to fix it and get you back on the right track! We love suggestions too!