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

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

499,780 members
213 countries
1,215 postcards/hour
25,708,345 postcards received
471,366 postcards traveling
81,392,357,147 miles traveled
3,268,579 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“it gives me a window of opportunities to get to know people from all around the world. Receiving postcards in my mailbox is akin to unwrapping presents on Christmas day!”

Cheryl, Malaysia
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Recent Postcards

RU-2973784 CA-466448 DE-3257026 HU-76681





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