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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

635,063 members
210 countries
1,042 postcards/hour
37,436,017 postcards received
413,062 postcards traveling
117,236,180,567 miles traveled
4,708,006 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“It's like Twitter for snail mail, it lets me interact with people all over the world, it gives me a taste of other cultures, it gives me something to look forward to in the mailbox everyday. Surprise! A postcard from Germany! :)”

Dixie, USA
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Recent Postcards

FR-739461

FR-739461

GB-811919

GB-811919

TW-2007743

TW-2007743

DE-5502150

DE-5502150