Ready or not, it's time to start planning your holiday cards. There are seemingly endless online options to make your perfect holiday cards — you just need to decide how much you want to spend and which features are important to you.
No matter what winter holiday you celebrate, you can usually find more than enough options on most websites. We rounded up the best websites that offer full-service, budget, eco-friendly, and high quality photo holiday cards for Christmas, Hanukkah, and general seasons greetings. Most offer decent discounts throughout November, so that might be worth waiting for.
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Check out our list below.
Best Full-Service Holiday Cards
$1.30+ per card
Minted is the company to choose if you want a streamlined creation and delivery process. The website is easy to use and for an added fee, the company will address and stamp your envelopes for you if you choose, so all you have to do is upload your address book. The company offers customizable photo and non-photo options, including ones for general holidays, Christmas, religious Christmas, business, Kwanza, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and New Year.
The photo quality is high but definitely not the best we've seen. There are, however, pages and pages of unique and fun designs to choose from — all sourced from artists.
Minted has a 25 card minimum.
Best Budget Holiday Cards
$0.75+ per card
Amazon does it all. While the retail giant is an unlikely source for holiday cards, it actually offers good quality photo cards at a budget price. (The lowest price we found on the internet.)
There's a smaller selection of cards than other websites, with fewer design options and only one 120 lb card stock option, but if you aren't picky when it comes to all of that, the cards are worth checking out.
Amazon Photos has a 25 card minimum.
Best Eco-Friendly Holiday Cards
$1.19+ per card
Paper Culture prints premium quality photo cards on 130 lb card stock, and the paper used is exclusively 100% post consumer recycled paper. To make things even more eco-friendly, the company plants a tree for every order and has planted over 200,000 trees so far.
Choose from holiday cards, quarantine holiday cards, Christmas cards, corporate cards, and New Year cards.
The company will address, stuff, stamp, and mail your cards for free — you just have to pay for the stamps. If you upload your addresses, you'll have the option to add a personalized message to the back of each card.
Paper Culture has a 10 card minimum.
Best Photo Quality Holiday Cards
$1.35+ per card
Artifact Uprising specializes in high quality photo services, including over 100 photo holiday card designs. Most of the designs are minimalist, so your photo is what stands out. Everything is printed on 100% recycled paper. For a fee, the company will add return address and recipient addresses to the envelopes.
The cards are unique — they come in all different shapes and sizes, including oval window holiday cads, script film strip holiday cads, and contemporary options.
Artifact Rising has a 10 card minimum.