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What is Postcrossing?

It's a project that allows you to send postcards and receive postcards back from random people around the world. That's real postcards, not electronic! 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

“I love Postcrossing, because it feels like, I make a lot of friends all over the world and those friends make friends with me!
Every time when I open my mailbox and find a card, it give me an smile on my face, make my day Happy!
-Happy Postcrossing-”

Anneke, Canada
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What is happening now?

Postcrossing in numbers

  • 727,462 members
  • 217 countries
  • 913 postcards in the last hour
  • 47,401,329 postcards received
  • 371,978 postcards traveling
  • 148,299,770,278 miles traveled
  • 5,955,467 laps around the world