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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

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

635,316 members
211 countries
829 postcards/hour
37,476,775 postcards received
410,743 postcards traveling
117,363,506,503 miles traveled
4,713,119 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“Postcrossing is a part of my life.I always became so surprised and happy when I got a new postcard in my box, all of them are so warm, sunny, full of the happiness and love, so I want to share somebody with it.
Best wishes to everybody and happy postcrossing!:)”

Jelena, Latvia
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Recent Postcards

LV-233471

LV-233471

Poland 2012
1 - Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw
2 - Municipal Stadium, Gdansk
3 - Municipal Stadium, Poznan
4 - National Stadium, Warsaw.
POLAND

PL-1255419

FI-2780543

FI-2780543

US-4176028

US-4176028