What is Postcrossing?

It's a project that allows you to send postcards and receive postcards back from random people around the world. That's real postcards, not electronic! 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!

Our happy members

“In the 21st century, there's still something magical about putting pen to paper, writing with your hand the words that stem from your heart and establish that connection with a total stranger in a gesture that may survive over time... I absolutely LOVE Postcrossing. Thank you for giving us this chance, Postcrossing team!”

Diana, Galicia (Spain)
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What is happening now?

Postcrossing in numbers

  • 748,576 members
  • 214 countries
  • 49,437,046 postcards received
  • 439 received in the last hour
  • 389,018 postcards traveling
  • 155,010,037,047 miles traveled
  • 6,224,940 laps around the world