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Best mattress sales and deals for May 2021

How’s your sleeping? Is it time to up-level your mattress? Old and worn-out mattresses can lead to all sorts of health problems including back pain. You should be snoozing on the crème de la crème. This kind of cloud-level comfort usually doesn’t come cheap, we’ve found the best mattress sales that will make the chore of trading in your old mattress for a new model less of a strain on your bank account. Best of all, leading brands such as Layla and Casper are currently taking on retailers with their own mattress deals — making now the perfect time to breathe fresh life into your sleep station.

Best mattress sales 2021

Leesa Sale: Up to $400 off + 2 Free Pillows

Up to $400 off + 2 Free Pillows
When you buy any Leesa mattress, you'll get a sheet set. You can get $350 off if you buy their Legend mattress, $250 off for their Hybrid mattress, and $150 off on their Original mattress.
Leesa mattress feels like a hug while you sleep. The premium foam has cooling and contouring elements, and also offers pressure-relieving support.
From temperature regulation to dependable support, this mattress offers it all. Its three-foam build consists of the T&N Adaptive foam which conforms to the shape of your body for a comfortable sleep.
Layla's memory foam is made to cradle and make your body comfortable as you sleep. You'll wake up feeling refreshed without any body pain.

Layla Hybrid Mattress

from $1,099 + two pillows
Invest in this 6-layer hybrid mattress from Layla Sleep which is both firm and soft. You can choose between sleeping on a firmer side or an ultra-soft, plush-like side by simply flipping it.
Reward yourself with a mattress that is comfortable for all kinds of sleeping positions. The T&N Original is a classic choice made from two layers of open-cell foam and cooling gel for a cozy feeling.

Nectar Lush Mattress

$1,499 $1,898
Bring the quality of your sleep to a whole new level with this mattress. It's built with premium layers plus a dual action cooling tech for maximum comfort and support.

Leesa Legend Mattress

from $1.549
Compared to the original Leesa mattress, the Legend variant is considered the most luxurious. It's made from super soft organic cotton and Merino wool to help you sleep soundly.
If you enjoy the traditional firm feel of innerspring but also want memory foam, then this is the mattress for you. The Hybrid has a 1.5-inch memory foam layer and a 6-inch pocket spring layer.
Saatva's innerspring mattress for kids is dual-sided so you can flip it when your child grows and needs more support. Hypoallergenic, antimicrobial organic cotton cover for comfort and health.
Get a great night's sleep in your budget on a dual-coil mattress with innersprings, foam coils, and a plush pillow top to support and cushion. Spinal zone with memory foam reduces lower back pressure.

Saatva HD Mattress

from $1,299
Heavier people who weigh up to 500 pounds can feel supported with the Saatva HD mattress. Heavy duty hybrid innerspring support with 5-zone latex for support and comfort. 12.5-gauge steel coils.
Natural, organic, nontoxic materials with with cotton and New Zealand wool and five layers of latex for lower back support and comfort. Flippable for different firmness levels.
Designed for kids up to 14 years of age, the Purple Kids Mattress in bunk or loft bed size combines supportive foam and a breathable gel grid with a washable cover.
This bed-in-a-box is Oeko-Tex certified (eco-friendly) and comes with a 100-night guarantee.
This hybrid's organic latex lets you rest on an all-natural mattress with certified nontoxic organic cotton and New Zealand wool. Cover is hand-tufted and botanical antimicrobial treated
The Leesa Original all-foam mattress uses layers of foam for cooling, contouring, and pressure relief. The mattress combines bounce, comfort and support and has a soft, breathable gray twill cover.

Purple Hybrid Premier, Twin XL

from $1,999 with free Purple sheets and Plush pillow
Purple's flagship mattress adds to the Purple Hybrid combination of pocketed coils with a transition foam layer and a gel grid, but the Hybrid Premier has thicker gel grids a greater floating feeling.
The Helix Sunset mattress has soft plush top layers over pressure point layers to cushion your shoulders and thighs, middle layers that support body contours for side sleepers, and a breathable cover.
Adjust either side of the Solaire mattress. You'll sleep on six layers of comfort and support with adjustable angle and firmness. Forget about wrestling with pillows for support, go Solaire.
Casper's all-foam mattress is designed for comfortable sleep with zoned support to align the spine and air circulation features to help you keep cool. The mattress cover is made from recycled bottles.
DreamCloud's hybrid 5-layer mattress has a quilted foam cashmere top layer, pressure-relief layer, memory foam layers, a targeted support layer, and a dense foam base layer.

Purple Hybrid Mattress, Twin XL

from $1,399 + free Purple sheets and 1 Plush Pillow
Combine the Purple mattress's gel grid with pocketed coils for more adaptive response than foam-only beds. This bed benefits in support and durability.

Purple Hybrid Mattress, Queen size

from $1,699 with free Purple sheets and a Plush pillow
Foam comfort and coil support for the best of both mattress compositions. The coils react quickly to your body movements, the foam keeps it cozy, and the breathable gel grid helps against overheating.

Purple Hybrid Premier Mattress, Queen size

from $2299 + free Purple sheets and 2 Plush pillows
Copmbine supportive foam with pocketed coals and top it off with a cooling gel grid that conforms to your body -- and then add a thicker grid 50% to 100% more for fabulous sleep.
Layla's Memory Foam Mattress has a top layer of antimicrobial copper foam that conforms to your body pressure and pulls heat away from your body so you can sleep cooler.
Sleep on a 2-inch breathable gel grid over two-layers of comfort form with a mattress that cools as it adapts to your contours and supports your whole body.
Nectar's premium memory foam mattress draws off body heat while it also supports and hugs your body. 11-inches high, this mattress has Nectar's maximum airflow.
Treat yourself with Saatva's best memory foam mattress using 5-pound memory foam and high-density foam in layers for contour support and and cool comfort from gel-infused foam.
Fully supported sleep with a mattres that builds on two layers of comfort foam with a top breathable gel grid. 100-night trial plus free shipping and returns.

How to choose a mattress

With all these great mattress sales — which run throughout the year, by the way, so check back to us regularly — you might find it hard to pin down the perfect mattress for you. There are a few things to consider when you’re choosing your mattress, which includes your preferred material, body type, and sleeping position. However, there are plenty of factors that only you might consider, and sometimes the reason for disqualifying a mattress is that it simply doesn’t feel right. Remember, when you’re choosing a new mattress, your opinion is the most important one. So, let’s talk about how to choose your ideal mattress.

Mattress material

Mattress material is likely the most polarizing factor out there in both mattresses and pillows. If your mattress is stuffed with supportive memory foam, it’s going to feel much, much different than an innerspring or latex model. If you absolutely love your current mattress but it’s simply time to get a new one, your best bet is to start searching for the same mattress material that was in your previous mattress.

  • Memory foam is good for side sleepers. That’s because memory foam is cushioned and soft, but it’s not so soft that you’ll feel your lower back and neck are floating in mid-air, putting undue strain on your muscles and bones.
  • Latex mattresses are springy and sustainable. Stomach sleepers shouldn’t choose too soft a mattress, lest they wake up in the middle of the night unable to breathe freely they lay face down on their mattress. Latex is good, though, for back and stomach sleepers because they need something that keeps their backs and necks as stable and motionless as possible.
  • Back and stomach sleepers, you can also feel confident purchasing a coil or innerspring mattress. It’s supportive and won’t let you sink into it. Though innerspring mattresses have fallen out of fashion thanks to the rise in memory foam and other materials, you can still find plenty of high-end innerspring models.
  • No real preference for a sleeping position? If you notice you sleep on your side, stomach, or back with no real regularity, a hybrid mattress can help. Hybrid mattresses typically mix materials like innerspring and memory foam for a combination of firmness and coziness, so you know that you’ll wake up feeling well-rested, no matter which position you chose to sleep in the night before.
  • Coil mattresses, also called innerspring, are highly supportive, which makes them good for back and stomach sleepers. Stomach and back sleepers need a level plane on which to sleep or else they risk suffocating and snoring. As a rule of thumb, these are the most supportive beds.

Your body type

When nearly everything factors into what helps you sleep best, from how dark your room is to the sound level at night, it’s also worth considering your body type. There are tons of mattresses on the market, from mattresses that cater to folks who need extra support to mattresses that are soft and squishy for the side sleeper who’s sore. Heavy sleepers and broad-shouldered sleepers should choose a super-supportive mattress, as sleeping on a mattress that doesn’t have enough support can permanently damage your back and spine. Sleepers with lighter bodies can get away with most mattresses, though they shouldn’t choose a mattress made for stomach sleepers unless they absolutely have to.

Your sleeping position

Your sleeping position is the first thing you should consider when you’re choosing a pillow. While it’s not quite as important when you’re choosing a mattress, it’s still not something you should ignore. Think of it as the opposite of what you need in a pillow. If you’re a stomach sleeper, you need a super squishy and low-loft pillow to make sure your head isn’t strained upward toward the ceiling yet a super firm and supportive mattress. If you’re a side sleeper, you’ll want a mattress that is supportive yet soft to relieve pain in your bones and joints, though side sleepers’ pillows should be very firm with a high loft. Back sleepers can typically get away with anything, as they need something that falls in the middle both with pillows and with mattresses, as long as they’re not allowing their jaw to tilt forward and encourage snoring.

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