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: mad_madchen from Russia!

Julia (aka mad_madchen) hails from Moscow. She has several drawers full of postcards ready to be sent, and really enjoys choosing the perfect card that she knows will make someone happy!

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Postcrossing Stats

495,055 members
211 countries
750 postcards/hour
25,363,981 postcards received
473,628 postcards traveling
80,343,285,322 miles traveled
3,226,450 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“The world is flat, at least that what Friedman said in his book and in fact with Postcrossing it becoming flatter and smaller world. Sending and receiving unexpected postcards from random person is one of the greatest things in my life. We don't know each other, but I read so many great stories of life and about their places. So great.”

Yangki, Indonesia
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Recent Postcards

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