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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!

Our happy members

“It is a wonderful surprise to find 5 or 6 postcards from all over the world in your mailbox. It never fails to make me smile and make my day a little better. I think that it's a fun way to get a snapshot of how different people live and what's important to them. It's also a wonderful reminder that there is a lot of beauty in the world :-)”

Guyomar, Student, Mauritius
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Postcrossing Blog

Stamps For a Good Cause

Not sure what to do with all the stamps you end up collecting! Patrick has a suggestion that helps employ people with disabilities.

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Postcrossing stats

641,345 members
211 countries
258 postcards/hour
37,900,360 postcards received
417,709 postcards traveling
118,666,736,450 miles traveled
4,765,455 laps around the world

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