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

The Little Mail Carriers in Calgary, Canada!

Hi guys! While Paulo and Ana (the big ones) are busy setting up their new home, we're here to tell you all about the adventures we had in Canada last fall!

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Postcrossing Stats

539,181 members
214 countries
560 postcards/hour
28,417,476 postcards received
491,777 postcards traveling
89,506,214,168 miles traveled
3,594,418 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“I love to send and receive mail! Everyday I open my mailbox I find something new - from the bustling city of Berlin to the quiet streets of Singapore, I can't wait to experience what the postcards have to offer! And everyday I hope that a postcard will come - it has become my life!”

Mark (bikeroo), U.S.A.
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