How does Braid work?

Start a Braid Pool

Start a Braid Pool

Use the pool to collect, manage, spend, or save money for vacations. 

Share your Pool Link to collect money

Share your Pool Link to collect money

Anyone can contribute with the Pool Link, no sign up required.

Spend or send money from the pool

Spend or send money from the pool

Every Braid Pool comes with a free debit card for spending. Or send funds from your pool to any debit card or phone number instantly.

A dedicated place to pool money for vacations

Braid Pools are the place to pool money

Make as many pools as you need. The money that you collect will stay in the pool for as long as you need it to. 

What are you pooling for?

Trip Types: Group Vacations, Weekend Getaways, Road Trips, Concerts & Festivals, Abroad Trips, and Camping 

Occasions: Honeymoons, Babymoons, and Spring Break

Budgeting & Managing Money: Vacation House, Travel Budget, Travel Funds, Summer Share House, and Travel Savings Accounts

Easily collect money with Pool Links

Simply share the link to collect debit or credit card contributions. No sign-up for contributors required.  

Manage money as a group

Invite your travel group to join your pool. Set member permissions to decide who can spend from the pool, view transactions, and set spending limits. 

Braid is Safe and Secure

We use best-in-class security and compliance practices to keep your money safe and your personal data private.

All payment and personal information are encrypted end-to-end using SSL 256-bit encryption.

Get spending notifications from your pools, and freeze your debit card anytime in the app.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Braid charge fees?