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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 a 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

Letters to My Future Self + Giveaway!

A beautiful collection of books that you write yourself, in a series of letters to your "older and wiser" self, your baby, loved one, mom or dad...

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Postcrossing Stats

634,971 members
210 countries
1,037 postcards/hour
37,430,242 postcards received
412,690 postcards traveling
117,220,848,977 miles traveled
4,707,390 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“I immediately signed my boys up when I came across this idea in "Family Fun" magazine. My 11yr old has Aspergers as an attribute and one of his basic pleasures is getting mail!! He loves it. He loves the writing styles, words, pictures, everything. Thank you for our therapy!!”

Carolyn, Mom
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