What is Postcrossing?

It's a project that allows anyone to receive postcards (real ones, not electronic) from random places in the world. Learn more.

How does it work?

  1. Request an address and a Postcard ID
  2. Mail the postcard to that address
  3. Receive a postcard from another postcrosser!
  4. Register the Postcard ID you have received
  5. Go to number 1 to receive more postcards!


What is happening now?


Postcrossing Blog

Stationery Shop Map

How many times have you been in a foreign city, walking around and being a tourist, secretly wishing you could just skip the monuments and go straight to the stationery shops instead... but had no idea where the good ones were?

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Postcrossing Stats

508,073 members
214 countries
732 postcards/hour
26,238,946 postcards received
465,648 postcards traveling
82,988,403,860 miles traveled
3,332,673 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“It is absolutely exciting to get postcards from all over the world. I love the surprise where the next card comes from and everything that people share with me, what they are doing, what life is like in their country. It is a fantastic way of getting to know the world a little better! I love it!”

Jutta, Germany
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Recent Postcards

RU-3003799 ES-320840 CZ-522929 US-2984453

RU-3003799

ES-320840

CZ-522929

US-2984453

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