Plastic Carrier Bag Printing

Personalised carrier bags custom printed on biodegradable plastic polythene material.

Printed plastic carrier bags are great for branding and promoting business services. With a printed logo and message, the bags will be a walking billboard for your brand. Ideal for exhibition events, retail and open days.

Manufactured from biodegradable polythene material with punched out handles. The film is lightweight, yet strong and water-resistant. Popular sizes include small 10″x12″x3″, medium 10″x16″x3″, large 15″x18″x3″ and larger 22″x18″x3″ bag sizes.

Product Specifications

  • Punch handle plastic carrier bags
  • 100% recyclable & biodegradable
  • 45/90 micron thick varigauge film
  • Single or double sided printing
  • Small, medium and large sizes
  • Available in 20 bag colour films
  • Free set-up and design service
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Customise your Order

    The design fee includes image sourcing and up to 3 free revisions. Logo design or enhancement is not included. Delivery dates will be affected to compensate for design time.

    To avoid delays please ensure your artwork is supplied correctly. We will only contact you if there is something wrong with your supplied file.

Order Summary


Plastic Carrier Bags Printing from Cheap as Prints

Plastic carrier bags is a universal product that is suitable for any businesses. It is practical and offers a great way to enhance branding. Your logo and promo messages will be seen by thousands of people at events or in your store. The bags are also likely to be retained and re-used well after its intended purpose.

Our punch handle carrier bags are made from a strong variguage film. The thickness of this film gradually increases at the top allowing it take more weight for heavier items. The style and personalisation of these bags makes it very popular with retailers and event organisers.

UK’s Leading Supplier for Custom Printed Plastic Carry Bags!

We have a wide range of plastic carrier bags in many colours and styles to suit all budgets. You can choose to have your artwork printed to one or both sides in one or more colours. We use state of the art poly-tech printers to ensure excellent colour depth and print quality.

Order your plastic carrier bags online! All our prices include FREE origination, FREE artwork and FREE delivery! Feel free to contact us for more information on the suitability of the bags for your campaign. You can email sales at info@cheapasprints.com or call 01922 666 288. Our team are always eager to help!


  • What plastic polythene bag sizes do you offer?

    We offer the following plastic carrier bag sizes:

    • 10x12x3inch (250mm x 300mm x 75mm)
    • 10x16x3inch (250mm x 406mm x 75mm)
    • 12x12x3inch (300mm x 300mm x 75mm)
    • 12x18x3inch (300mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 15x18x3inch (380mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 16x18x3inch (406mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 18x18x3inch (457mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 20x18x3inch (508mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 22x18x3inch (560mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 24x18x3inch (609mm x 457mm x 75mm)
    • 30x18x3inch (760mm x 457mm x 75mm)
  • What material is your plastic bags printed on?

    Our plastic bags are printed on standard 45 / 90 variguage film. This means it is 180 gauge at the bottom and 360 guage at the top where the punched out handle sits.

  • Will my print include full coverage of the bag?

    Unfortunately not. Depending on the bag ordered the print size varies. Please see below:

    • 10x12x3inch (Print Area: 9” x 7.5”)
    • 10x16x3inch (Print Area: 9″ x 9″)
    • 12x12x3inch (Print Area: 9″ x 9″)
    • 12x18x3inch (Print Area: 9″ x 9″)
    • 15x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
    • 16x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
    • 18x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
    • 20x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
    • 22x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
    • 24x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
    • 30x18x3inch (Print Area: 12” x 12”)
  • How do you print your polythene bags?

    Your design will be printed in one colour to one or both sides using a PANTONE colour process. We can print bags in more than one colour. For a quote please email us at info@cheapasprints.com

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Print Sides

Single sided printing is suitable for designs that rely on simplicity, clarity and minimalism where uncluttered visuals and concise information are essential.

  • Recommended for designs that prioritise simplicity, clarity and minimalism
  • Ideal for conveying uncluttered visuals and concise information

Double sided printing, also known as duplex printing allows for effectively maximising space utilisation. This not only reduces cost but also enhances content organisation by providing more room for design elements.

  • Maximises space utilisation and reduces overall cost
  • Enhances content organisation by providing more room for design content


Delivery is calculated based on working days and does not include weekends, bank holidays or seasonal periods. Please note that during busy periods, the delivery dates may vary from what is advertised online.

  • Delivery is calculated based on working days only
  • Excludes weekends, bank holidays and seasonal periods
  • During busy periods, delivery dates may vary
  • Free delivery to UK mainland addresses

PDF Proof

Your supplied artwork file will be processed for printing without a digital proof.

A PDF proof of your supplied artwork file will be emailed for reviewing and approving. Production will only begin after we receive confirmation of artwork approval from you via email. Please note the estimated date of delivery is subject to the order and artwork being approval by 12pm.

  • PDF proof of artwork will be emailed for review and approval
  • Production will only start after artwork approval via email
  • Estimated delivery date subject to artwork and order approval by 12pm


For multiple designs, you’ll need to add a quantity to the basket separately for each design.


Be sure to supply your design using the CMYK colour mode with a resolution of at least 300dpi. Additionally, embed fonts, outline text and extend bleed areas beyond the trim marks to prevent any important elements from being cut off during printing and trimming. To ensure artwork is supplied correctly to avoid delays, we recommend using our artwork templates.

Please Note: For most products, the CMYK colour mode is utilised, however, other printed materials such as carrier bags and branded writing instruments are printed using Pantone colours. Any artwork supplied in RGB will be converted in to CMYK or Pantone depending on the product. Please bear in mind this will result in a significant colour difference which we will make you aware of prior to print.

  • Designs should be supplied using CMYK colour mode
  • Resolution should be at least 300dpi
  • Fonts should be embedded and text outlined
  • Bleed areas should be extended beyond trim marks
  • RGB artwork will be converted to meet printing requirements

Please include a clear overview of the project objectives, outlining specific deliverables. This should include desired aesthetics or style preferences and any technical requirements or constraints that need to be considered. The advertised artwork rate includes one design concept with unlimited minor revisions but excludes logo creation. Please refer to our logo design services if you would like a new logo or would like to make amendments to an existing one.

Please Note: By selecting our artwork services the delivery date for your order will be affected to compensate for the design time.

  • Provide design brief outlining project objectives
  • One design concept with unlimited minor revisions
  • Excludes logo creation or amending existing one
  • PDF proof of artwork will be emailed for review and approval
  • Production will only start after artwork approval via email
  • Estimated delivery date subject to artwork and order approval by 12pm