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One of the perks of being a Clever editor is that it’s our job to shop. And since we’re not made of money, knowing the best Labor Day mattress sales comes in handy when it’s time for a sleep upgrade. Just as we’re endlessly adding stuff to our shopping carts, we’re also constantly taking note of major discounts, special promos, and 15%-off coupons, so that we can snag expensive goods at bargain prices. Since we know you don’t have the hours in your day to document these things (you’ve got a life to live, after all), we’re here to help.
As you may well know, Labor Day is this weekend. And, perhaps a lesser known fact, it is a big holiday in the mattress world, meaning steep discounts on high-priced items that happen only a few times a year (plus, freebies like pillows and sheet sets!). If you’re in the market for a new mattress, now’s your chance to grab a deal. We’ve selected a few standout brands running sales below and are always happy to provide recommendations on recommendations from our editors, so you can properly enjoy the best Labor Day mattress sales running right now.
We’re sure the cushioning support built into DreamCloud’s mattresses will bring you lots of rest this fall. For the holiday weekend, the brand is offering 40% off all mattresses (and they’ve got options for everyone, from stomach sleepers to side snoozers). The brand offers a 365-night trial, just in case you don’t find the right fit off the bat. It gets better: Buying a mattress unlocks another deal. Snatch up a DreamCloud bedding bundle (cooling pillow, sheet set, and mattress protector) for $129.
The DreamCloud Hybrid Mattress
Not one but two AD staffers—senior SEO manager Katie Henwood and digital features editor Nick Mafi—have slept soundly on their Nectar mattresses. According to Katie, “This mattress is a dream come true for all kinds of sleepers. It offers extra support without sacrificing comfort, and getting into bed each night is like falling into a cloud.” And right now you can enjoy 33% off everything on the site, from mattresses and bed frames to bedding and pillows.
The Nectar Memory Foam Mattress
It’s no secret that Casper makes very good mattresses (not to mention all new beds are backed by a solid sleep trial period and warranty). Right now and until September 12, you can get up to 20% off everything—including $459 off comfy models like the Nova Hybrid. Editor Nora Taylor said of her Nova Hybrid, “If you are a fan of a plush mattress top, I would 100% recommend it. You get to sink into bed but get enough support that your body isn’t thrown out of whack.”
Nova Hybrid Mattress
Here’s another great deal for the firm-mattress lovers out there: Saatva is slashing up to $925 off purchases of $875 and up. Our public relations director Erin Kaplan slept on Saatva’s “very firm” classic mattress, saying that “the mattress feels soft and ‘gives’ at pressure points (e.g. at your shoulders and upper arms when you’re sleeping on your side), but without any noticeable impact or movement elsewhere.”
Saatva Classic Mattress
Clever contributor Gabriela Ulloa called the queen-size Helix Midnight Luxe “the cradled hug we’ve all been craving” in her mattress review. And really, can you put a price tag on that? The answer is yes—and happily that price tag is currently discounted by 25%. You’ll also receive two free Dream Pillows with your purchase.
Helix Midnight Luxe Mattress
There are a ton of deals happening over at Avocado Green, which is hosting what we would consider one of the top mattress discounts. Score up to $1,499 off mattresses, nearly $1,000 off on adjustable bases, $500 off furniture, and 20% off organic bedding with the code LABORDAY. Need some backup? “Often gravitating toward a more firm sleeping experience, this mattress was perfect, as it wasn’t too soft to where I sank in but wasn’t too firm to where it felt like a rock,” says commerce producer Katarina Kovac, who reviewed the Avocado Eco Organic Mattress. “The back support was there, and as someone who’s 5'11", that was sincerely appreciated.”
Avocado Latex Mattress
If you’re looking for something to pair with your highly coveted Floyd bed frame, look no further than the brands own luxury hybrid mattress, now 20% off ahead of Labor Day weekend (plus 30% off sectionals).
Tuft & Needle is celebrating Labor Day with up to $700 off mattresses and more. And while the Tuft & Needle Original Mattress is a great option, the brand’s Mint Mattress is a particularly good pick for side sleepers, like former AD PRO features editor Anna Fixsen, who “slept noticeably better” on the adaptive memory foam bed. “I found that I could find my comfy place quickly and fall asleep faster,” she says.
Another big name in the organic mattress game is Birch, who’s offering 25% off site-wide with code LDS25 and throwing in two free Eco-Rest Pillows with each mattress purchase. Even better: free shipping. Designed in organic cotton, the Birch Natural Mattress is meant to be “highly breathable with a subtle stretch and soft touch.”
Birch Natural Mattress
Bear has been in the mattress business for 25 years—meaning they know what they’re doing. Not only are their nontoxic, certified clean mattresses made in the US, but their beds are also designed with different levels of firmness and a unique combination of high-quality foams and coils to help your body restore while you sleep. Sound good? What’s better is the brand is taking 35% off all its mattresses during its Labor Day sale, while also giving those smart deal hunters $400 of sleep accessories for free. Here’s what’s included in that bundle: pillows, a sheet set, and a mattress protector.
Bear Original Mattress
If you’re new to the whole bed-in-a-box phenomenon, Leesa is an excellent choice that’s taking up to $820 off orders (and throwing in two free down-alternative pillows). And since we’re talking the best Labor Day mattress sales, we have to mention that their hybrid model combines pressure-relieving foam with over 700 pocket springs to deliver just the right amount of support and comfort.
Leesa Original Mattress
Sleeping on one of Purple’s proprietary polymer latex mattresses feels like being cradled but still supported—at least according to our editorial operations director Diane Dragan. “Even though I thought I was team firm mattress for life, Purple may be my new fave with its body adjustability combined with springs underneath,” Diane says. Right now you can head to Purple to snag up to $900 off a mattress + smart base set, plus save 20% on best-selling sleep essentials.
The Purple Mattress
Nolah prides itself on being one of the best mattresses for side sleepers thanks to its proprietary cooling AirFoam, which “provides superior pressure relief, keeps you cool, and contours perfectly to your body.” Care to test out their claim? Get up to $1,200 off all mattresses for the Labor Day sale—plus two free Nolah squishy pillows. And to make the deal even sweeter, Nolah’s offering an additional $100 off for AD readers using code AD100.
Nolah Original 10" Mattress
Here’s a deal we’re excited about from Amerisleep: For their Labor Day sale, the brand is taking $450 off any mattress with the code AS450. Personally, we’d go with their best-selling AS3—it’s designed to adapt to most sleep styles and available in both all-foam or a hybrid.
Amerisleep AS3 Mattress
Zoma, the bed brand targeted specifically at athletes, is offering a very competitive deal on supportive and restorative mattresses. The brand is taking $150 off mattresses (plus free shipping and returns) with code WIN150. This deal ends on August 20, so act quick!
Vaya offers low-cost comfort without sacrificing quality. Though it’s only made of two layers of the brand’s own comfort foam, Vaya promises you’ll sleep soundly no matter what position you prefer. Right now you can save $300 on any mattress with the code VAYA300. Bonus: free shipping and returns!
Cocoon by Sealy’s ultra-cooling mattresses are a smart option to consider if you’re any kind of warm or hot sleeper. What’s cooler is with the brand’s Labor Day sales promotion, you can enjoy 35% off your purchase–along with some free pillows and sheets.
Cocoon by Sealy The Chill Mattress
No matter your preferred sleep position, a Tempur-Pedic mattress is always a good option. And for Labor Day, shoppers can save up to 40% on Tempur-Essential mattress sets, up to $700 on select adjustable mattress sets, and more. We’d opt for the Tempur-Adapt model, a hybrid innerspring mattress which features superior pressure relief.
If your looking for a little elevation when it comes to your mattress set-up, you’re in luck. Ghostbed’s LDW promos include up to 50% off adjustable bed bundles, like this base and mattress combo that’s controlled by a wireless remote control.
Ghostbed Adjustable Base Combo Bundle
Like Avocado, Awara makes a very supportive mattress using natural materials like organic cotton and New Zealand wool. This Labor Day, you can save $400 on any one of their quality mattresses and enjoy $499 worth of accessories for only $199. Plus, the brand will even plant ten trees for a farmer in need with every purchase.
Awara Premier Latex Hybrid Mattress
Love a quilted pillow top but looking for ample support? Try this hybrid from Brooklyn Bedding that blends the best of both worlds. Whether you’re looking for soft, medium firm, or ultra firm, the brand has three comfort levels to choose from—all at 25% off with code LABORDAY25, through 9/4.
Brooklyn Bedding Signature Hybrid
Sleep company Layla infuses their gel memory foam mattresses with—get this—copper. The brand claims its copper-based technology provides varied support, helps you sleep cooler, and has antimicrobial properties to help fight odor-causing bacteria. To sweeten the deal, the brand’s also offering up to $750 off mattresses and plus additional discounts on bedding and other accessories through 9/4.
Layla Foam Mattress
Each individually wrapped coil in Serta’s carbon fiber memory foam “iComfort” mattress is designed to mold to your body’s natural curvature while providing the highest degree of support. Save up to $1,300 off your purchase of the brand’s highly supportive mattresses (or select bases and pillows), now through 9/12.
Serta iComfort Hybrid Mattress
Hot sleepers and those with back pain need not fret on BeautyRest’s Black Mattress. The very cooling luxury mattress features what the brand calls its BlackIce 4.0 system “designed to help you sleep cooler and longer.” Combined with reinforced edge support, supportive spring technology, and up to $900 off through 9/12? What’s not to like!
Beautyrest Black Mattress