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

495,187 members
211 countries
195 postcards/hour
25,360,290 postcards received
474,747 postcards traveling
80,329,532,406 miles traveled
3,225,898 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“Postcrossing is pure joy and excitement. The excitement is contagious. I have infected my husband!! He wants to read and see them. Every postcard gets a conversation going about the sender, the card and country. Pure joy and excitement!!”

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