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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!

What is happening now?


Postcrossing Blog

A Postcrossing mixtape!

Some time ago, we received a nice email from Peter (aka p22earl), asking whether we'd be interested in knowing how he had been using Postcrossing to learn about music from all over the world...

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Postcrossing Stats

627,650 members
208 countries
1,279 postcards/hour
36,468,762 postcards received
414,610 postcards traveling
114,259,357,669 miles traveled
4,588,462 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“It is one of the best things I ever did with the help of the internet! Postcrossing gives me the chance to be connected with such a lot of fascinating people all over the world! Oh and I love to prospect for postcards wherever I am to find one which might me matching to someone's interests.”

Darla, Romania
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