About Global Penfriends

Global Penfriends (GP's) has been operating since 1995 and is a registered Australian business. Originally the club operated soley through the post and was aimed at people interested in snailmail correspondence. Today, we receive all our membership applications by internet and many of our members are interested in epal and internet friends.

The focus of our club is to assist people in finding genuine penpals and friends from all around the world in a safe and secure environment. We realise thats its not just about finding pen-pals.. its about finding the RIGHT pen-pals. To help search for your perfect penpal - we ask all members to complete a detailed profile for other club members to view. A detailed profile ensures our members are serious about penpalling and it also ensures that each GP profile has enough information to make it unique and useful enough for others searching for pen pals.

..So what makes Global Penfriends unique?
  • Safe and Secure
  • Our internal messaging system means that you never have to give out your contact details (email or postal) to any potential penpals until you get to know them and you feel comfortable. Members can select what gender they wish to receive messages from.
  • Family owned and operated
  • Global Penfriends is a registered family run business which has been running for over 20 years.
  • Quality selection of international penpals
  • Profile administrators check each profile for appropriate content to ensure our site is family friendly and safe for all visitors.
  • Connected to postal system directly
  • An optional service allows members to send real letters or postcards through the postal system to anyone in the world. The letters or postcards are created electronically with the help of Global Penfriends and then we print, stamp and post the items for you.
  • Postal penfriends and email penpals
  • Our site specialises in both postal penpals (snail mail) and internet penpals. We are by far the largest postal penpal site on the internet and all active profiles are visible to members.
  • Anti-Spam policy
  • We have strict anti-spam and anti-advertising policies. We realise our premium members don't want to be bothered by advertising and no members want letters from people seeking money, so our site functionality is designed to eliminate any such abuse.
  • Anti-Scam policy
  • We have anti-scammer tools that are constantly searching our member profiles to detect and block scammers and we provide the ability to easily report suspicious activty. We have zero tolerence for scammers and will ensure Global Penfriends is a safe place to meet genuine friends.
  • Member testimonials
  • We encourage our members to post feedback which is easily viewable. We have hundreds of member reviews and want all visitors to see what our members think of us. All feedback received is discussed internally and good suggestions are taken onboard.
  • Customer support
  • If you have any technical or functional queries - we attempt to respond to all queries within 12 hours.

How our club works

 

 
"A superb site"
It has been refreshing to find a genuine site on which to meet genuine people. I am so pleased that I found it because I have made some wonderful email friends with whom I have much in common, mainly a love of language, reading and writing. Communicating with these great people has certainly enriched and added to my everyday life. I really can recommend this site without hesitation if you are genuine in your wish to correspond with people.
Female, 63, United Kingdom
Review date: 05 Mar 2016
"Global Penfriends...Excellent"
Excellent site..I made many friends from different countries and learn their cultures. It is a wonderful site and friendly site. Love it. Thanks to Global
Female, 51, Malaysia
Review date: 05 Apr 2016
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