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Tri-Fold Leaflets

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Description

Looking for a quick and effective way to get your message across? HelloPrint's Tri-Fold Leaflets are great for conveying essential information about your business, promoting sales and promotions, and distributing at events. Their compact size and foldable design makes them easy to carry and store. Creating Tri-Fold Leaflets that reflect your brand and set you apart from the competition has never been easier!

  • Versatile promotional tool
  • Eco-friendly materials available
  • Over 170 gsm paper may result in cracks in high ink coverage designs around the fold line

Eco-Friendly options available - learn more

Product specifications
Material - Gloss Coated 135 to 350 gsm
- Matte/Silk Coated 90 to 400 gsm
- Writable uncoated 90 to 300 gsm
- Eco-friendly 80 to 300 gsm
Finishing Glossy | Matte
Size 10 sizes available
Shape Portrait | Landscape | Square
Print technique Digital | Offset
Print Double-sided
Design guidelines
Add 3 mm bleed.

To allow leeway for cutting differences in production, always add a bleed of 3 mm around all edges of your design. Make sure colours, background pictures and layouts extend into the bleed area so as to avoid leaving white lines as a result of cutting tolerances.

Keep 4 mm safety margin.

Keep all important text and images at least 4 mm away from the edge of the finished size.

Resolution of at least 300 dpi.

Make sure the resolution of the images and graphics in your artwork are at least 300 dpi.

Use CMYK as the colour mode.

Prepare your files using CMYK as the colour mode, not RGB. Use colourmode FOGRA39 (ISO Coated v2). If you are unsure of the colour mode of your file, don't worry we can always convert this for you. Keep in mind this can cause the colours to differ from the original file.

Save your files in uneditable, print-ready file formats.

Save your files in uneditable, print-ready file formats (PDF (1.4 or higher), TIFF, EPS, JPG). Deliver your files in one layer: the background layer.

Convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts.

Make sure you convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts when saving it to PDF.

Fonts should be at least 6 pt.

Fonts should be at least 6 pt.

Use the right values for full colour black.

Use Rich Black (C:63% M:52% Y:51% K:100%) for larger areas and text to get a deep black colour. Do not use this value for text smaller than 15 pt or plain text. This can only be used in full colour printing. For designing black smaller texts use 100% black.

Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.

Force Colour Images to CMYK with a 260% ink limit (in Photoshop > Convert Colour Profile > Photoshop 5 Default CMYK). Make sure the ink coverage isn't higher than 300%.

Check line thickness.

Lines should be at least 0.25 pt. Negative lines should be at least 0.5 pt.

Keep 4 mm safety margin from the fold.

Keep all important text and images at least 4 mm away from the fold.

Make sure the alignment and the sequence of the sides are recognizable.

Make sure the alignment and the sequence of the sides are recognizable (we do not check your document in terms of content).

Check your artwork for overprint.

Make sure no elements in your artwork are set on overprint unless you want this effect in your design. Read more about overprint here

Guide PDF
1/3 A3 Tri-Fold (140 x 297 mm) PDF Indesign
A4 Tri-Fold (landscape) PDF Indesign
A4 Tri-Fold (210 x 297 mm) PDF Indesign
DL | US Tri-Fold (99 x 210 mm) PDF Indesign
A5 Tri-Fold (landscape) (210 x 148 mm) PDF Indesign
A5 Tri-Fold (441 x 210 mm) PDF Indesign
A6 Tri-Fold (312 x 148 mm) PDF Indesign
Square Large Tri-Fold PDF Indesign
Square Medium Tri-Fold PDF Indesign
Square Small Tri-Fold PDF Indesign
Frequently asked questions
What is this product? And what can I use it for?
  • Tri-Fold Leaflets are folded sheets of printed paper that can be used to display drink or food menus, introduce people to your business, promote discounts or events, provide information to your customers and share the latest news or deals surrounding your business.

Will my Tri-Fold Leaflets be printed on both sides?
  • Yes, Tri-Fold Leaflets will be printed on both sides.

How do I correctly fold my Tri-Fold Leaflets?
  • Check out our guide to find out how best to fold your leaflets.

Which production techniques do we use?
  • Digital printing: Uses four colours (CMYK) with toners and inks to print digital files. This option is comparable to a large home printer, and is cheaper than Litho printing for smaller quantities. This is because there are fewer starting costs, fewer components involved, and no ink drying time required.


  • Offset Lithography/Litho printing: This technique uses wet ink and aluminium and rubber plates to transfer images and text onto paper sheets, resulting in sharp, vibrant, and consistent prints. While this method may require slightly more setup than digital printing, it's the most cost-effective option for larger print runs.

Ordering process
Ordering with own design
Choose and configure: Choose the product, select your preferences and your desired delivery time.

Add to cart: Add to cart, review your preferences and edit/duplicate if needed. We recommend opting for Premium Artwork Check.

Checkout: Choose the delivery and invoice address.

Payment & design: Choose your preferred payment method in this step. You can also choose to upload your artwork first and pay at a later stage.

Design check: Upload your design. We'll send a digital proof for your approval before the order gets sent to production.

Sit back and relax!
Using editor design
Choose and configure: Find the best product for you, configure it and choose your delivery time.*

Design in the editor: Now you can upload and edit your artwork, if necessary, with the help of our editors. From here, you can add your product(s) to the cart.

Checkout: Choose the delivery and invoice address.

Payment: Choose your preferred payment method in this step.

Design check: We'll send a digital proof for your approval before the order gets sent to production.

Sit back and relax!

Design your folded leaflets responsibly!
Design your folded leaflets responsibly!

Choose 100% recycled writable paper!
- No trees need to be cut
- Reduce your order's carbon footprint by 25%
- Elevate your brand with eco-friendly choices!

  • 19.05.2024

    Great fast service

    Great fast service, quality exceptional,we highly recommend

    G D
  • 18.05.2024

    Saved my bacon and now highly recommend

    After being let down by another printing company, I needed 500 leaflets printing ASAP. Despite needing them in the next few days, the price was very good compared to a lot of printing companies. The order went through with no issues, it was super easy to make sure my leaflets (tri-fold) would fold in the right place, and they even do AI generated images with your design to see what they will look like in 3D. They were reviewed really quickly and I had my leaflets only a few days later. They looked great and I would not hesitate to use this company again. I will say, I had to pay before I uploaded my document which was a bit of a red flag for me, but this turned out not to be an issue.

    Naomi
  • 18.05.2024

    Questions answered quickly

    Questions answered quickly. Delivered on time. Good value.

    Stephen Coote
  • 13.05.2024

    Speedy and economical

    Hassle-free

    Hilary
  • 13.05.2024

    Fast service

    Fast service, good quality print just what I ordered with reassurance that you had checked my original artwork

    Robert
  • 7.05.2024

    I couldn't believe how fast the process was…

    I couldn't believe how fast the process was, from submitting the artwork to receiving the prints. I also asked the support chat a question and they responded immediately. I was very happy with the service!

    Sarah

Shape: Portrait

Folded size: DL / US

Keep in mind: the size you pick is for the folded leaflet! An A5 half-fold folds out from an A4, and a tri-fold shrinks an A4 to a sleek DL. Perfect sizing, every fold.

Material appearance: Glossy

Print run

Prices mentioned are per design. For multiple designs, add multiple items to your cart. In order to keep our prices economical, we offer standard quantities. Are you looking for a higher quantity? Request a quote.

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Estimated delivery date

Upload and approve your files before: Thursday, 23 May 2024 10:00

£86.24 £68.99 Excl. VAT

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Shape

Folded size

What material can I choose for my flyers?

    • Glossy

      Glossy: The glossy finish gives the paper a subtle sheen. It's perfect for photographs as the colours show up quite vivid.

      Glossy
    • Matte

      Matte: The matte finish is quite subtle and is perfect if your design is text-heavy.

      Matte
    • Uncoated

      Offset | Writable: This paper is uncoated, which means that it's possible to write on your paper. This is perfect if you need your customers to write on your paper, perhaps to fill in some information.

      Uncoated
    • Recycled

      Recystar Nature: 100% recycled paper and sustainably produced. The natural white colour gives the print a natural look.

      Recycled

What paper can I use for my Tri-Fold Leaflets?

    • 135gsm gloss


      120-135 gsm is the most common choice since it’s lightweight, easy to distribute, and less prone to crinkling when compared to regular printing paper, which is about 1.5x thinner. This option is a bargain for businesses with a small marketing budget because it can be arranged at a price that’s convenient for sharing with many people without breaking the bank.

      135gsm gloss
    • 170gsm gloss


      170 gsm paper is often chosen for conferences and trade shows. Being about 2x thicker than standard printing paper, their sturdiness makes them an attractive option for professional gatherings.

      170gsm gloss
    • 250gsm gloss


      250-300 gsm paper is often used by the hospitality and retail industries. This paper type is 3x thicker than standard printing paper, making it feel extremely sturdy.

      250gsm gloss

Print run

Delivery