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!

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Postcrossing Blog

Linen Postcards

Today we'd like to present you a special kind of postcards... linen postcards! Have you ever heard of them, or received one?

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Postcrossing Stats

471,011 members
215 countries
195 postcards/hour
23,171,363 postcards received
485,523 postcards traveling
118,392,885,515 km traveled
2,954,283 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“It's the old fashion way of communicating and I love it.
This way I can travel around the world & see wonderful places I normally wouldn't see. Each card is special, because someone I didn't know picked it just for me and took the time to write and sent it. And I too can make people happy this way.”

Saskia1990, Netherlands
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Recent Postcards

FI-2060202 FI-2067152 BY-1241519 Toulouse- Lautrec's work.  Sent from Belgium





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