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All the Best Labor Day Mattress Deals

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Among all of the Labor Day sales, mattress deals are always some of the best. Almost all of our go-to mattress brands are offering serious savings on mattresses — we’re talking hundreds of dollars off top-rated models — plus throwing in extra discounts on bed frames, sheets, and pillows. To level the playing field a bit, we’re featuring the prices of queen-size mattresses, but all of these mattresses are available in other sizes. Not sure which one to pick? We suggest checking out our mattress guide, where we’ve tested just about everything you’ll find below.


If you want to “float firmly atop the mattress instead of nestling in,” we’ve found this to be one of the best firm mattresses available. You can now get it 20 percent off with code STRATLABORDAY. If you’re in the market for new linens, its bedding and towels are also 25 percent off with code LABORDAY2021.


The Aviya Mattress

Get $200 off the Aviya mattress, which we’ve said works for pretty much any sleeper looking for an innerspring mattress, using code STRAT200.

$1,049 at Aviya Mattress
with code: STRAT200


Avocado, our pick for the most ecofriendly mattress, is offering several deals this Labor Day: You can take $250 off the brand’s Organic Luxury Plush mattress with code LUXE250, and $150 off the Green, Vegan Hybrid, Latex, or Vegan Latex mattresses with code LABORDAY. If you’re just looking for a bedding refresh, you can also take 10 percent off duvet covers, no code necessary.


Bear Original Mattress
From $649
Photo: Courtesy of the vendor

With code STRAT25, you can get 25 percent off at Bear, which includes the brand’s mattresses, adjustable bed bases and bed frames, and pillows. If you do buy a mattress from Bear during the sale, you automatically get two free cloud pillows and a sheet set.

From $649 at Bear Mattress
with code: STRATEGIST35

Birch by Helix

Birch Natural Mattress

This “supportive yet plush” mattress is made of organic wool and ecofriendly rubber. With code STRAT400, you get $400 off the purchase price plus two free pillows.

$1,449 at Birch
with code: STRAT400


Several of our writers and editors have slept on this Casper mattress, and basically everyone (except for particularly hot sleepers) have found it comfortable. It’s moderately firm, “but cushy enough that collapsing into it at the end of the day [feels] like a reward.” And right now, you can take up to 15 percent off your order of a Casper mattress, and get 10 percent off of everything else with code SLEEP21.

Cocoon by Sealy

We’ve previously said that this mattress will eliminate any “roll-out-of-bed lower-back creakiness.” Not only does it ease back pain, but right now it can be yours for 35 percent off — no code required.

Eight Sleep


This high-tech mattress from Eight Sleep will automatically adjust the temperature of the bed, monitor your heart rate, and wake you up with a gentle vibration. As part of the brand’s pre-Labor Day sale, you can take $150 off the Pod Mattress, $75 off mattress covers, and 20 percent off accessories with Pod or cover purchase.


The Emma Mattress - Queen

Exclusively for Strategist readers, Emma is offering a whopping 50 percent off the brand’s Original Mattress, which we called “a solid choice for side-sleepers who get hot easily,” with code STRAT50 at checkout.


Helix Midnight
Photo: Courtesy of Helix

Helix offers a wide range of mattresses, but as we’ve written before, all tend to err on the soft side. You can take the company’s sleep quiz to find the best fit for you, then use our code for a discount. With code STRAT100, you get $100 off when you spend $600 or more. With code STRAT150, you get $150 off when you spend $1,250 or more; when you spend more than $1,750, you get $200 off. With each tier of this deal, you also get two Helix pillows for free.

$999 at Helix
with code: CYBERMON250


The Layla sale includes discounts on a wide range of bedroom gear, including mattresses, pillows, and weighted blankets. This memory-foam mattress is $150 off for everyone, but with the code STRATEGIST, you get an extra $10 off. (Look, a discount is still a discount.) You’ll also get two free memory-foam pillows with a mattress purchase.



Depending on which Leesa mattress you buy — the Original, Hybrid, Legend, or Studio — you can get up to $500 off, no code necessary. We’ve tested the Original mattress and found it offers plenty of pressure relief for any type of sleeper. The brand will also include two free pillows with any mattress purchase.


Molecule (not the one that makes air purifiers) is taking up to 20 percent off everything sitewide with code LABORDAY20, including the Molecule 2 Airtec Mattress, mattress toppers, bedding, bed frames, and even pet beds. The brand will also throw in a free sheet set with any mattress purchase.



After former Strategist editor (and current stomach sleeper) Casey Lewis tested out Nectar’s extra-firm Memory-Foam Mattress, she reported that it has “just the right amount of give, in that it’s comfortable for me to move around on, but I don’t feel anyone (or anything) else moving around.” This Labor Day, Nectar is offering up to 31 percent off all its mattresses and will throw in a complementary sheet set, mattress protector, and cooling pillow (a $399 value) with any mattress purchase — no code required.

Nest Bedding

Nest Bedding is offering up to $300 off mattresses and 10 percent off furniture and bedding. We’ve tested the Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress and found it to be pretty comfortable for a firm and springy mattress. Our tester found themselves “not only waking naturally, but feeling rested and ready to start the day.”



Nolah mattresses use a temperature-neutral foam, made without the chemicals of traditional memory foam that typically trap heat, so the brand claims it is cooler than any other memory-foam mattress. One Strategist writer has confirmed that it’s a cool sleeper during testing, and says that the foam is firm while still being supportive. For Labor Day, both Nolah’s original 10-inch mattress and 12-inch signature mattress (which can be flipped over depending on if you want it firm or soft) are 20 percent off, and you’ll get two free pillows with purchase. Plus, you can take an extra $50 off your purchase at checkout with code STRAT50.

$849 at Nolah Mattress
with code: STRAT50OFF


PlushBeds is offering $1,250 off its organic mattresses, and throwing in a free organic cotton sheet set with purchase. It is also taking 25 percent off all mattress toppers and bedding. (We particularly like this ash-gray-colored weighted blanket). And, with the exclusive code STRAT100, Strategist readers can take an additional $100 off the purchase of any of those already on-sale mattresses or accessories.


Purple mattresses, which we’ve described as excellent for people who sleep hot and don’t like memory foam, are up to $300 off for Labor Day, no code necessary. You can also save up to $200 on sleep bundles, which include pillows, sheets, and a mattress protector.


Saatva Classic Mattress

As part of the brand’s Labor Day sale, Saatva is taking up to $225 off any $1000-plus purchase of its organic and ecofriendly mattresses, with no code necessary. The brand’s classic option is our pick for those who could use extra lumbar support or who prefer a true firm mattress.


Serta’s iComfort mattresses, which are designed to help you keep cool, are on sale for Labor Day. The iComfort Base model and iComfort with the cooling upgrade are $200 off, and the iComfort cooling and pressure-relief upgrade is $400 off, no code required.



Get up to $500 off a coveted Tempur-Pedic mattress this Labor Day. The TEMPUR-Adapt mattress is $200 off; for hot sleepers, the TEMPUR-Breeze mattress is $300 off.

Tuft & Needle

We’ve called this Tuft & Needle a good, affordable foam-mattress option in the past. It’s even more affordable now that the company is offering up to 15 percent off sitewide. The sale spans mattresses, bedding, and bed frames.


The WinkBed Mattress

Get $300 off every WinkBeds mattress plus a free sleep bundle — which includes an adjustable pillow, sheet set, and mattress protector — with every order, no code required. We’ve tested the luxury-firm version and found it both reduces back pain and has enough shock absorption to minimize the feeling of your bed partner tossing and turning.


Lots of products are 15 percent off at Yogasleep, including the Yogabed Mattress, with code LABORDAY15. The Strategist-approved sleep machine, the Dohm Uno Natural Sound Machine, is also on sale, in case you need a new bedside accessory.


Zinus — which makes some of our favorite “crazy affordable” mattresses — is having a Labor Day sale, with up to 50 percent off select mattresses. The brand’s Euro Top Memory Foam Spring Hybrid Mattress, which features steel coils, high-density memory foam, and an extra layer of green-tea-infused, odor-neutralizing foam, is 20 percent off. (At under $200, it’s easily the most affordable mattress on this list.)

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The Best Labor Day Mattress Deals