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

Letters to Santa!

Today we'd like to share with you the links to special Christmas post offices around the world... have you written your letter to Santa yet?

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Postcrossing Stats

516,925 members
212 countries
265 postcards/hour
26,831,937 postcards received
469,813 postcards traveling
84,757,506,912 miles traveled
3,403,718 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“The world is flat, at least that what Friedman said in his book and in fact with Postcrossing it becoming flatter and smaller world. Sending and receiving unexpected postcards from random person is one of the greatest things in my life. We don't know each other, but I read so many great stories of life and about their places. So great.”

Yangki, Indonesia
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Recent Postcards

RU-3203357 US-3087632 DE-3647954 DE-3700603

RU-3203357

US-3087632

DE-3647954

DE-3700603

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