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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

634,153 members
211 countries
457 postcards/hour
37,345,659 postcards received
411,060 postcards traveling
116,961,620,371 miles traveled
4,696,980 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“For a postcard lover like me, Postcrossing is like heaven on earth. The amazing feeling of opening the mail box and finding a postcard from a different country makes my day. Love it so much :)”

Mariana, Portugal
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