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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

Harry Potter exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum!

We're super excited about the upcoming exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum, which features one of our favourite series ever... HARRY POTTER!!

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Postcrossing Stats

630,596 members
209 countries
173 postcards/hour
36,958,798 postcards received
410,623 postcards traveling
115,769,078,261 miles traveled
4,649,090 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“This site has opened up a world-wide love of sharing - giving and taking, laughing and sometimes crying, smiling - our human condition with one another. I have "met" many friends here with whom I now correspond regularly. I am learning much about many cultures. And I am truly the richer for it.”

Terry from Arkansas
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