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

Weekend giveaway: Natuurlijkefoto!

We're well overdue for a giveaway, don't you think? :) So this week, we invited Natuurlijkefoto to spread some happiness!

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Postcrossing Stats

499,701 members
213 countries
506 postcards/hour
25,716,830 postcards received
468,902 postcards traveling
81,420,960,590 miles traveled
3,269,728 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“It's not just a game, it's a way to discover the world! It's a good way to meet new people, see new places and learning new things... really one of the most useful hobby we can have!”

annuccia, Italy
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Recent Postcards

RU-2457866 RU-2993753 TW-1368488 NL-2573570

RU-2457866

RU-2993753

TW-1368488

NL-2573570

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