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

507,118 members
214 countries
986 postcards/hour
26,164,699 postcards received
472,396 postcards traveling
82,764,635,361 miles traveled
3,323,687 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“it gives me a window of opportunities to get to know people from all around the world. Receiving postcards in my mailbox is akin to unwrapping presents on Christmas day!”

Cheryl, Malaysia
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Recent Postcards

NL-2713243 DO-1118 CZ-527450 US-3006553

NL-2713243

DO-1118

CZ-527450

US-3006553

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