Good news: The best Black Friday mattress deals 2021 has to offer are still going full speed ahead. The road to better sleep is paved with plenty of things (like a proper nighttime routine, for one) but primary among ’em should be selecting a comfy, supportive bed from the best of the selection available via the worldwide web. Because we’ve spent countless nights testing mattresses—and lately, plenty of days combing the mattress internet 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. That’s a boon for your aching back, groggy brain, and checking account. Below, you’ll find all the best Black Friday mattress deals 2021 has in store. Sweet dreams.
GQ staffers’ all-around favorite mattress is included in Helix’s Black Friday sale. In anticipation of the holidays, Helix is offering a tiered sale, where you can save up to $200 off depending on how much you’re shelling out. The Luxe Hybrid—plus a complimentary set of the company’s dream pillows—can be yours for $200 with the code “BFSALE200″ at checkout.
Allswell’s Black Friday promotion is still going strong, with markdowns of 25% off everything when you shop before November 29. For people who prefer a firmer sleeping surface, the brand’s Brick mattress is ideal for back sleepers with just enough plushness to avoid the “sleeping on the floor” feeling—and with all the flotation a back sleeper needs to avoid feeling like they’re folding in half.
Casper is nearly always having some kind of sale, but the week of Black Friday is the best opportunity to save 20% on its mattresses, which is really the best deal you’ll find all year (just remember to shop before November 30). There’s no promo code necessary to save on mattresses, or take 10% off its bedding and accessories. After our most recent round of 2021 testing, the Wave remains our pick for best supportive mattress.
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 $200 and sweetens the pot with $500 worth of other bedding gear. Plus, the company says they’ll plant 10 trees with every mattress purchased. Pretty good, all around!
The Avocado mattress comes with a sophisticated design compared to other “organic” mattresses. The mattress isn’t quite as supportive as something like the Casper Wave or Leesa Legend, but it provides plenty of density for more sleepers to rest comfortably. This weekend, you get $125 off all hybrid and latex mattresses with the code “SAVEBIG,” and $300 off the organic luxury plus mattress using the code “BFBLISS.” If you’re in the market for a new bed frame, there are also a couple promotions going on during the brand’s Cyber Sale.
Birch’s mattresses are designed and sold by Helix, but with a focus on using more natural materials. They’re great for anyone who wants a plush mattress made with somewhat more eco-friendly materials. Right now the company is offering the mattress for $400 less than usual in its Black Friday sale, ending November 28, with the code “BFSALE400.” Plus two free pillows!
Right now, Purple is offering up to $600 off its signature egg crate-style mattresses, and up to 25% off on its pillows and seat cushions made from the same material. If you dig the feel of typical memory foam options, but want to sink in a tad less, you’ll like Purple’s selection.
All of Brooklyn Bedding’s already relatively cheap mattresses and bedding are on sale this week through November 28 for 25% off with the code “BLACKFRIDAY25.” We’ve tested and like the company’s extremely firm “Plank” mattress. That mattress is not for everyone, but if you’ve embraced basically sleeping on concrete, this is the mattress for you.
Our tester gave DreamCloud’s mattresses top marks for its combo of bouncy and supportive, especially if you want something with a super plush top. In addition to a $200 discount on the mattress, shopping the brand’s Black Friday sale will get you a free mattress protector, sheet set, and a pair of pillows (worth $399).
We haven’t tested Nest Bedding’s mattresses either, but online reviews generally rate them well, and a bunch of them are 20% off during its Black Friday sale. The Sparrow is a medium-firm hybrid mattress that’s pretty supportive, so you shouldn’t sink too far into it. It’s best for combo sleepers that switch sleeping positions through the night.
Nectar Sleep is offering $100 off its mattresses and throwing in a handful of freebies (valued at $399) during its Black Friday sale—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. It’s probably best suited for lightweight sleepers who prefer a softer bed.
Japanese brand Airweave offers mattresses that are customizable, meaning instead of a fully assembled and layered mattress you can choose how many layers you sleep on, how you want your modular layers to be arranged, and which side of each you sleep on (since each side of the individual layers has a different firmness level). Since the mattresses are all buildable, they’re also easy to break down and pack up if you’re moving apartments anytime soon. The brand focuses on firm and extra firm mattresses designed with an interwoven “airfiber” fabric that helps distribute weight and allow for easier airflow. During its Black Friday sale, you’ll save up to 20% on its mattresses and accessories, including the original non-modular mattress seen here and its Japanese futons that are designed to be used with tatami mats.
Amerisleep’s mattresses are all $300 off through November 28 when you use the code “BF300″ at checkout, and they’re even throwing in two complimentary pillows. You can also take 30% off of adjustable bed bundles during the same time period. Though we haven’t tested any of its mattresses, nearly all reviews say they run on the firm side. If that’s what you like, more power to you.
Zoma’s four-layered mattresses are made specifically for athletes, and designed with “recovery” in mind. This might not actually mean very much to you, but it does give the brand cover to bestow each layer of the 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 with the code WIN150, with the promotion ending on November 28.
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. Right now, the company is giving you 10% off sitewide and raising the discount to 15% off with big purchases over $2750—no code necessary.
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; 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 from the Nolah, and this weekend, you’ll get it for $300 cheaper than normal, no code needed. Otherwise, if you’re shopping around, look forward to up to $700 in savings on other models, plus discounts on bamboo sheets and bases.
Vaya’s hybrid mattress combines the brand’s pressure-relieving foam with a welcome touch of bounce. Now through Sunday, all of its mattresses are $300 off using the code “VAYA300.”
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 25% off, along with everything else on the site, in celebration of the holidays. The brand is also throwing in two of its cloud pillows and one sheet set to sweeten the deal.