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 behind-the-scenes!

What is required to keep Postcrossing running? We open the curtain to reveal a little bit of what goes on behind-the-scenes :)

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Postcrossing Stats

487,176 members
213 countries
1,161 postcards/hour
24,862,881 postcards received
466,495 postcards traveling
126,789,706,334 km traveled
3,163,811 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“It gives you the opportunity to get to know something about different people around the world. And it's a win-win situation, because you get to make others happy, and they make you happy, too! Just because of postcards, it's simple and nice! :-)”

Ilse, Netherlands
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Recent Postcards

RU-2823076 RU-2866710 FI-2159566 DE-3350440





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