Whether you’re planning a camping trip or inviting overnight guests over, an air mattress is an affordable and convenient sleeping option. Air mattresses allow you the benefit of owning a comfortable bed you can easily deflate and store away when no longer needed. From twins to king-sized, air mattresses come in a variety of sizes and styles to meet your specific sleeping needs. The air chambers that inflate the bed and provide your back’s support as well as the pump system that controls air flow into the chambers are the two most important ingredients for making a well-crafted air mattress. In order to help you find a good night’s sleep, below we’ve highlighted our picks for the top 10 best air mattresses.
10. Intex Pillow Rest Queen Airbed with Built-in Electric Pump
Raised 17.5 inches from the floor, the Intex Pillow Rest Queen Airbed stands taller than most inflatable mattresses to provide travelers the advantage of mid-rise height. It’s lighter weight and convenient shoulder strapped duffel bag make traveling a breeze. Thanks to its built-in, high-powered electric, inflating this air mattress takes a mere three minutes without any awkward foot pumps. Not only does the Intex Pillow Rest Queen Airbed come with built-in pillows, but its firmness and softness can be adjusted at the touch of a button for maximum comfort.
9. Intex 2-in-1 Queen Airbed
As its name suggests, the Intex 2-in-1 Queen Airbed offers two queen-sized beds for the price of one! Travelers can choose to use it as a flocked high-rise bed, or easily covert it into two normal height beds by undoing its four snap-buckles. It features one valve with an extra-wide opening to provide fast inflating and deflating. The Intex 2-in-1 Queen Airbed is often considered the most flexible, all-purpose mattress for accommodating up to four people at once.
8. Intex Classic Downy Queen Airbed
Renowned for its plush flocking, the Intex Classic Downy Queen Airbed provides a luxurious sleeping surface that keeps bedding from slipping off. Crafted with durable vinyl, the air mattress is easily cleaned and waterproof for camping use. Its 2-in-1 valve with an extra-wide opening also makes quick work of both inflation and deflation. With the Classic Downy Queen Airbed, Intex offers two I-beam pillows for comfort and a double hand air pump for convenience.
7. Insta-Bed Queen Raised Air Mattress
Using innovative SecureAir technology, the Insta-Bed Queen Raised Air Mattress has an independent outer chamber for additional stability around the edges and an inner chamber to prevent uncomfortable sagging. While the flocked top keeps bedding in place, the Sure Grip bottom ensures the air mattress doesn’t slide or become unstable. Backed by a one-year warranty, the Insta-Bed includes an integrated 120-volt AC pump for quick inflation in just 90 seconds.
6. Coleman Queen Air Bed
Offered in grey or white, the Coleman Queen Air Bed boasts 35 comfort coils to provide sleepers the ultimate in support and stability. Durable PVC construction and the unique Coleman Airtight System with a double-lock valve guarantee that the bed will maintain its customized firmness until morning. The Coleman Queen Air Bed comes with a built-in 120-volt pump for fast inflation and a zippered bag for easy transport.
5. Intex Deluxe Pillow Rest Rising Comfort Twin
As the luxurious updated version of Intex’s ever-popular Pillow Rest Airbed, the Intext Deluxe Pillow Rest Rising Comfort Twin features a sturdier outer layer for more stability than the original. Offering a capacity of 300 pounds, the air mattress is raised 19 inches from the floor and an official twin size for fitted sheets. In addition to customizable firmness, the Intex Delux Pillow Rest Rising Comfort Twin inflates in just two minutes with a built-in electric pump.
4. Insta-Bed Raised Bed with Never Flat Pump
Available in twin or queen size, the Insta-Bed Raised Bed with Never Flat Pump is outfitted with 35 circular coils and a flocked top to create a comfortable sleeping surface. Thanks to a quiet, auto-engaging pump, the air mattress maintains a constant air pressure all night long for an undisturbed night’s rest. Users are able to customize their mattress to plush, medium, and firm settings. The Insta-Bed Raised Bed with Never Flat Pump even monitors the mattress to ensure this comfort level is met.
3. Intex Pillow Rest Twin Airbed with Built-in Electric Pump
Equipped with a quality-tested, 20.8-gauge flocked top, the Intex Pillow Rest Twin Airbed offers travelers all the comforts of bed with the convenience of an air mattress. In addition to built-in pillows for comfort, the air mattress has a built-in, high-powered electric pump to quickly inflate the bed within two minutes. The Intext Pillow Rest Twin Airbed also comes with dual chamber construction, AC power cords, a shoulder strap, and a duffel bag for easy storage.
2. Serta Raised Bed with Never Flat Pump
Air mattresses often deflate in the night from heat and body weight, but the Serta Raised Bed with Never Flat Pump utilizes a revolutionary two-pump system to solve this problem. While the primary pump allows for fast and easy inflation, the secondary pump monitors the bed’s air pressure to maintain a comfortable sleeping surface. Once the bed is customized to plush, medium, or firm comfort level, the Serta Raised Bed will automatically maintain its shape and use its Sure Group bottom to avoid unwanted shifting.
1. SoundAsleep Dream Series Air Mattress
With an extra-thick, twin-sized waterproof flocked top, the SoundAsleep Dream Series Air Mattress tops our list for its industry-leading ComfortCoil Technology equipped with 21 internal air coils for unparalleled durability. Its patented one-click internal high-capacity pump reaches full inflation in under three minutes while remaining 20% quieter than the competition. The SoundAsleep Dream Series Air Mattress also features a 15-gague material to resist punctures, maintain firmness, and minimize sagging throughout the night.