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 :)

Read more & comment

Postcrossing Stats

486,822 members
213 countries
705 postcards/hour
24,836,772 postcards received
467,243 postcards traveling
126,658,005,937 km traveled
3,160,524 laps around the world


More stats

User testimonials

“I was waiting to stumble upon a project like postcrossing! I just got my first postcard and that alone made my day very exciting!”

Gigi91, Puerto Rico
More love


Recent Postcards

DE-3370781 RU-2845576 NO-96586 London: Trellick Tower 1972

DE-3370781

RU-2845576

NO-96586

GB-565790

Go to the postcards gallery

Advertise here