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Great news for troubled sleepers jonesing for a bedding upgrade: The Black Friday mattress deals are officially underway (as are several other deals competing for space during the notorious “shopping holiday”). Every mattress brand worth its weight in proprietary cooling technology is doing its darnedest to top each other with their biggest and most impressive deals—which we consider a triple-header of a win for your aching back, groggy brain, and checking account.
Because we’ve spent countless nights testing mattresses—and lately, plenty of days combing the worldwide web for deals—we’ve curated an assortment of all the best Black Friday mattress deals worth your time and a Snyder’s cut of our favorite tried-and-tested sale picks that are available for even less dinero than usual. Night-night, folks, and good luck out there.
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All The Black Friday Mattress Sales That Are Actually Worth Knowing About
Casper: A range of best-selling mattresses from the bedding-in-a-box masterminds at Casper—like the Wave and Nova—are up to $800 off, though you can save up to 30% off sitewide otherwise on things like the brand’s bed frames or sheets and pillows.
Amazon: A boatload of already-affordable mattresses from Amazon are marked down even more so you can get a more comfortable night’s sleep in two days or less (if you’re a Prime member of course).
Helix: The more you spend, the more you save at Helix. Savings start at $150 off purchases $600 and up, before leveling out at $450 off purchases of $2,950 and up. The brand is also throwing in a a pair of free pillows to sweeten the pot.
Layla: Layla’s offering a whole slew of discounts from up to $200 off a mattress to a buy-one-get-one-free deal on the Kapok pillow, our 2022 Home Awards winner. The brand’s also offering other sweet savings around the site on bedding and sleep bundles.
Parachute: One of our favorite bedding brands is offering 20% off sitewide, including a rare deal on its Eco-Comfort hybrid mattress.
Leesa: A Leesa mattress can be yours for $700 off retail right now. And because you can’t sleep without some good pillows, the brand will throw in a pair for you gratis with your mattress purchase.
Birch: Score a new sustainable mattress from Birch for $400 off as a Black Friday treat, plus some free Eco-Rest pillows where that came from.
Aviya: Lucky you: The makers of one of our favorite hybrid mattresses is marking down its beds by $200 across the site.
Cocoon by Sealy: The Chill mattress is a very cool 35% off, with some complimentary pillows and sheets in the mix to sweeten the deal.
Avocado: We love a sale-on-sale, and right now eco-friendly bedding brand Avocado is offering an additional 10% off already discounted Black Friday prices on bedding and bath purchases around the site if you shop before November 29 comes to a close. Just remember to use the code SAVE10 at checkout.
Purple: Consider upgrading your entire bed setup, because Purple’s peculiar yet wildly comfortable mattresses are up to $300 off, while its adjustable base is $500 off right now.
Saatva: Save up to $500 on any of Saatva’s crowd-pleasing hybrid models during its Black Friday promotion.
Tempur-Pedic: Save up to $500 on select mattresses from the king of adjustable mattresses, Tempur-Pedic, or save 40% on its cushy TEMPUR-Essential mattress. Some mattresses even come with $300 worth of free accessories when you use the code 300FREE at checkout.
Nectar: Enjoy Nectar’s 33% off sitewide deal while it lasts.
Nest Bedding: You’ll find a bit of everything in the sale bin at Nest: Mattresses and bedding are up to 50% off, and furniture is marked down by 10% off during its “Better Black Friday” sale. Free luxury bedding bundles are also part of the deal if you scoop a mattress right now.
Stearns and Foster: Stearns and Foster’s hand-stitched luxury mattresses are up to $600 off during its Black Friday event, with some extras worth $200 that’ll get tacked onto select mattress sets.
Awara: Right now every Awara mattress is marked down by $300, plus the brand will throw in a bunch of complimentary sleep essentials including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector.
Wayfair: After you’re done shopping for some cheap, stylish furniture from Wayfair, pop on over to check out the epic deals on mattresses going on now, too.
Plus, An In-Depth Look at Some of Our Favorite Mattresses on Sale
Casper is nearly always having some kind of sale, but the savings never quite hold a candle to its annual Black Friday sale. Right now, the brand is taking up to $800 off its mattresses, plus up to 30% off sitewide. After our most recent round of testing, the Wave remains our pick for one of the best mattresses out there for back and side sleepers.
GQ staffers’ all-around favorite mattress is on sale. In celebration of the holiday, Helix is offering a tiered promotion, where you can save up to $450 depending on how much you’re shelling out. The Luxe Hybrid—plus a complimentary set of the company’s dreamy pillows—can be yours for $200 off.
Saatva’s hybrid mattresses are one of our favorites for luxurious medium-firm comfort and the company is currently offering up to $525 off sitewide. Our tester called this bed a stylish, “dreamy combination of cushion and support,” one that offered a comfortable surface for his back and sides no matter what sleep position he chose. Plus, its lifetime warranty is nothing to sneeze at since you are, y’know, making a long-term investment.
Leesa, one of our favorite mattress brands, is offering up to $700 off select mattresses, with some bedding and cushion deals in the mix, too. We’d recommend either the best-of-both-worlds Hybrid Mattress, or the Leesa Original, our favorite plushy, supportive option in the $1,000-range.
Aviya’s mattresses (which scooped a Home Award this year) line the interiors of swanky hotel chains the world over, and are well-known for being solidly middle-of-the-road plush—and plenty supportive. Now’s your chance to transform your bedroom into a luxury resort courtesy of the brand’s Black Friday promotion, when you can score mattresses for $200 off in exchange for your precious email information.
Floyd’s mattress, designed to fit squarely on top of its low-slung bed frames, earned a Home Award this year for its not-too-squishy, not-too-firm hybrid design. A layer of breathable, open-cell memory foam and pocketed coils hit the perfect medium, all wrapped up in a cooling Tencel cover to ward off night sweats. Right now, you can score one for a cool 20% off, no code necessary.
Eight Sleep’s Pod Pro mattress won a Fitness Award last year for its state-of-the-art advancements, which include the ability to track your sleep metrics down to the last engrossing detail. It also gently jostles you awake with literal good vibrations, and offers heating powers that are isolated to each side of the bed (so you can sleep hot while your partner stays cool). Right now, all that can be yours for a whopping $500 less than usual.
The Awara Hybrid is one of the best supportive mattresses we’ve ever tested. The company makes relatively simple options, without the different sleep zones you’d find in something like the Casper Wave. The result is a mattress that’s a bit more cloud-like—“soft, yet sturdy,” said one tester. Awara’s current promotion drops the price of a queen-sized mattress by $300 and sweetens the pot with $499 worth of other bedding gear. Plus, the company says they’ll plant 10 trees with every mattress purchased. Pretty good, all around!
Brooklyn Bedding (named after the founder’s daughter, not the NYC borough) is giving shoppers 30% off all mattresses with the code “BFRIDAY30”. For a super-firm mattress option, the Plank is the best of the bunch. The opposite sides of the mattress offer two varying levels of firmness to choose from, but we have to say, sleeping on what is essentially a plank (get it?) really helps with spinal alignment. And if you’re still on the fence, the brand also offers a 120-day free trial.
Cocoon by Sealy’s chill hybrid mattress is made with hot sleepers in mind, and features a stretch-knit cover that pulls away heat. (We’ve named it our favorite cooling mattress on the market.) For Black Friday, the Cocoon Chill Hybrid is 35% off and comes with a free set of pillows and sheets.
Our tester gave DreamCloud’s mattress top marks for its bouncy and supportive feel, especially for sleepers looking for a super plush top. In addition to 25% off its mattresses, the brand’s throwing in a bunch of added accessories valued at $599.
11 More Mattress Deals Worth Checking Out
While we’ve never tested Parachute’s Eco-Comfort mattress first-hand, if it’s anything like the rest of the brand’s luxurious offerings, we trust that it’s going to offer you some of the best quality support for a reasonable price. Right now, almost the entire site is 20% off with no code necessary.
Zoma’s four-layered mattresses are made specifically for athletes, and designed with “recovery” in mind. This might not mean very much to you, but it does give the brand cover to bestow each layer of its mattress with a wacky sneaker-tech-esque name. (Triangulex, Reactiv, SUPPORT+, etc.) Reviews of the mattress are generally positive, especially from side-sleepers who weigh less than 200 pounds. Both the company’s all-foam mattress and hybrid mattresses are $150 off right now.
Nectar Sleep is taking 33% off its entire mattress selection, and though we haven’t tested it ourselves, reviewers liken the brand’s cushy original memory foam mattress to a cloud.
Bear’s another mattress brand we have’t gotten around to testing yet (these brands are cropping up like mushrooms these days), but its best-selling Hybrid mattress is currently 35% off, along with everything else on its site. The brand is also throwing in two of its Cloud pillows and one sheet set to sweeten the deal.
We’ve never slept on a Nolah before, but this upgraded version of its basic mattress comes with options: One side is softer, for side and front sleepers, while the other is firmer, for back sleepers. It’s not like you’re going to flip your mattress regularly to take advantage—you’re probably one or the other—but the something-for-everyone concept means you’ll likely get what you need. Right now, you’ll find it for $300 cheaper than normal (as part of its sale offering up to $700 off) and you’ll get a couple free pillows in the mix, too.
Birch’s mattresses are designed and sold by Helix with an added focus on sustainability. They’re great for anyone who wants a plush mattress made with (somewhat) more eco-friendly materials. Right now, the company is offering its mattresses for $400 less than usual during its Black Friday sale, plus two free pillows!
Layla Sleep is (mercifully) offering discounts without codes in its ongoing sale. The company’s Hybrid mattress is $200 off, and comes with two free memory foam pillows. You can also catch some dreamy savings on other bedside accoutrements like Layla’s kapok and memory foam pillows as well as its bamboo bed sheets.
As its name would suggest, PlushBed’s lineup of mattresses are satisfyingly…plush. They’re also made with organic materials, and crafted according to centuries-old methods of hand-stitching and hand-tufting. Thankfully, the brand is keeping up with the times with its Black Friday sale, and it’s packed with genuine steals: a wild $1,250 (!) off its signature queen-sized mattress, along with up to $599 in free bedding.
The Avocado mattress comes with a slightly more sophisticated design than other “organic” mattresses. The Latex isn’t as supportive as the Casper Wave or Leesa Legend, but it provides plenty of density for comfortable rest. The brand is offering an additional 10% off mattresses (including already on-sale mattresses) with the code “SAVE10.” If you’re in the market for a new bed frame, avail yourself of the savings there, too.
Clean freaks, this one’s for you. Tuft & Needle’s foam mattress is encased in a removable and machine-washable cover so you can do more than just spot clean those drool stains. This is the only mattress Tuft & Needle is marking down right now, but a cool $200 off is nothing to balk at. The Mint isn’t as firm as the mattresses we usually dig, but it still offers plenty of support, and couples will love the minimal motion transfer.
Ahead of Black Friday, Zinus is taking 15% off its entire site, from the brand’s popular living room furniture to its also-popular outdoor patio sets. Zinus continues to top our list of best budget mattresses, a cheaper alternative to the Allswell Hybrid. It has a sinkable top layer that some might find a little too quicksand-like, but our testers still maintain it offers more than enough support. Side sleepers and back sleepers, look no further.