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

Yogyakarta Postcrossing meetup!

Once again, we give the Little Mail Carriers' cousin center stage, so that he can finish telling you about his adventures in Indonesia (here's part one in Jakarta, if you missed it)!

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Postcrossing Stats

482,731 members
212 countries
563 postcards/hour
24,545,167 postcards received
462,804 postcards traveling
125,183,825,281 km traveled
3,123,739 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“Putting that smile on my face every time I send or receive a card, means the world to me...”

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