21 Best Early Black Friday Mattress Deals of 2022 to Shop Right Now
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Great news for people on the hunt for a bedding upgrade: the early Black Friday mattress deals are officially underway (as are several other deals ahead of 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—a boon 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 found the perfect combination of the two. Yes, a bunch of our favorite mattresses and top-rated cheap mattresses are available for less dinero than usual. Below, you’ll find all the best early Black Friday mattress deals worth your time, plus an extended cut of some of our favorite picks from the brands participating in the sale extravaganza. Night-night, folks.
The Best Early Black Friday Mattress Deals
Allswell: Use code TREAT25 to get 25% off the Allswell Hybrid mattress, our favorite budget mattress thanks to its comfort and already-low price.
Amerisleep: Use code AS450 to take $450 off any mattress you buy at Amerisleep.
Avocado: Ahead of Black Friday, Avocado is offering 10% off its entire site with code SAVE10, helping you save up to $880 on a new mattress.
Bear Mattress: Get 30% off all made-in-USA mattresses, along with a boatload of free products with every mattress you purchase.
Birch: Score a new mattress for $400 off, and a couple of free pillows along with it.
Casper: Casper popularized the whole mattress-in-a-box trend, and if you’re jonesing to see what all the hullabaloo is about, you can score 25% off its entire site during the brand’s friends and family sale. Just use code FF-2022-E at checkout.
Cocoon by Sealy: The Chill mattress is 35% off and it comes with free pillows and sheets.
Floyd: The Detroit-based brand is taking 20% off its entire site, including its popular mattress, the perfect complement to its Instagram-famous bed frame.
Helix: The more you spend, the more you save at Helix. Savings start at $100 off purchases $600 and up, before topping out at $350 off purchases of $2,950 and up. The brand is also throwing in a couple 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.
Leesa: A Leesa mattress can now be yours for $200 less than usual, and you’ll get two free pillows just for good measure.
Mattress Firm: The savings are huge at Mattress Firm, which is offering deals like a king-sized mattress for the price of a queen. Some mattresses are half off, with savings up to $700. Qualifying purchases also include free bedding valued at $99.
Nectar: Nectar has a special $699 deal, which includes $200 off a mattress and $499’s worth of accessories—a mattress protector, sheets, and pillows.
Nest Bedding: Mattresses and bedding are up to 50% off, and furniture is 10% off during Nest’s early Black Friday sale.
Nolah: Save up to a whopping $700 on a new mattress, and get two free pillows—valued at $198—with your bed.
PlushBeds: All mattresses are $1,200 off, with the added treat of free bed sheets. Toppers, pillows, and bedding are also on sale for 20% off.
Puffy: Every mattress is $750 off and includes free pillows, a mattress protector, and a sheet set.
Purple: Purple’s peculiar yet comfortable Purple Plus mattress is $400, and all bedding accoutrements are 20% off.
Saatva: Save between $200 and $400 on Saatva’s luxurious mattresses.
Tempur-Pedic: Save $300 on select mattresses or save 30% on a TEMPUR-Cloud mattress. Some mattresses come with $300 worth of free accessories when you use code 300FREE at checkout.
Zoma: All of Zoma’s mattresses are $150 off.
A Short List of Our Favorite Sale Picks
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 $350 depending on how much you’re spending. The Luxe Hybrid—plus a complimentary set of the company’s dream pillows—can be yours for $200 off by forking over your email information at checkout.
Casper is nearly always having some kind of sale, and this week is no exception. Right now, the brand is taking up to $600 off its mattresses and bedding bundles, no code necessary. After our most recent round of testing, the Wave remains our pick for best supportive mattress.
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 early Black Friday promotion, during which 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.
Brooklyn Bedding (named after the founder’s daughter, not the NYC borough) is giving shoppers 20% off all mattresses with the code “FALL20”. For a super-firm mattress option, the Plank is the best of the bunch. The opposite sides of the mattress offer two firmness levels if you decide that the extra-firm side isn’t for you, 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.
15 More Mattress Deals Worth Checking Out
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 $200 off its entire mattress selection, and throwing in freebies valued at $499 with every mattress purchased—including a sheet set, mattress protector, and cooling pillow. Though we haven’t tested it ourselves, reviewers liken the brand’s cushy original memory foam mattress to a cloud…which means it’s probably best suited for lightweight sleepers who prefer a softer bed.
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 $150 less than usual.
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 over $200 off on its mattresses, the brand’s throwing in a bunch of added accessories valued at $599.
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!
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 its early Black Friday sale, the Cocoon Chill Hybrid is 35% off and comes with a free set of pillows and sheets.
Bear’s another mattress brand we have’t gotten around to testing yet (they’re cropping up like mushrooms these days), but its best-selling Hybrid mattress is currently 30% 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, no code necessary, and you’ll get a couple free pillows, 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 in its early Black Friday sale with the code “FALLSALE400.” Plus two free pillows!
Layla Sleep is (mercifully) offering discounts without codes in its summer 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 accoutrement like Layla’s kapok and memory foam pillows as well as its bamboo bed sheets.
We haven’t tested Saatva’s hybrid mattresses ourselves, but reviews seem to indicate they have an extremely luxurious feel. The Classic mattress falls on the medium-firm end of things with a thick top that you’ll sink into a good bit, making it preferable for front and side sleepers. The company is currently offering up to $525 off its popular mattresses.
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 early 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 10% off the organic Latex mattress 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.
In celebration of the not-so-imminent holiday, 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-y, but our testers still maintain it offers more than enough support. Side sleepers and back sleepers, look no further.
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