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

Postcrossing Spotlight: Sprinkledonut from Canada!

Andrea (aka Sprinkledonut) is a world traveler and her beautifully decorated postcards caught the attention of some of you, who suggested we interviewed her for the Spotlight... here she is!

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Postcrossing Stats

508,288 members
214 countries
830 postcards/hour
26,256,894 postcards received
463,833 postcards traveling
83,042,610,143 miles traveled
3,334,850 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“I love the suspense of wondering where your next postcard will be from and what it will look like.”

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