May mattress deals: the best cheap mattress sales LIVE now

Looking for cheap mattresses? Find the best mattress deals with these current sales

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A new mattress is no small investment, but we're here to help you make savings in the hundreds. We've checked in with some of the best mattress brands from the likes of Emma, Simba, and Eve, as well as affordable quality mattresses from Ikea, John Lewis & Partners, and Wayfair, to bring you the best deals on mattresses right now, including exclusive codes we've bagged just for you. And before you nod off, just know you could save up to 50 per cent with some of the bargains we've found. Don't say we don't treat you!

A mattress should last you for seven years (or so), so it's definitely worth splurging on one so you can get a decent night's kip every night – and you'll sleep even better if it's bought in the sale. Sleep is super important for our physical and mental well-being, so getting a mattress that offers you enough support and comfort is essential.

Keep scrolling for more top deals and discounts. We have some exclusive offers and then some lovely bargain buys from high street favourites, too...

Latest mattress sales

Simba Promo | Save up to 55 per cent on orders over £300 (opens in new tab)
In honor of May Day, shoppers can save up to 55%. That's mattresses, bedding bundles and more, all for less. The finer details include 40% Off Mattresses, 35% Off Accessories With Mattress Purchases, and up to 55% Off Bed Bases. Simply add to your basket and head to the checkout – they'll do the maths bit for you. With this NHS Simba discount, (opens in new tab) healthcare workers can also save as a thank you for your hard work from Simba.

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Emma Promo| Up to 55% off mattresses, beds, bedding, and more (opens in new tab)
Whether you're after a new mattress or a bed frame, you can bag a bargain with mattresses up to 55 % off, and half off pillows and mattress protectors too. One of the best Emma mattress deals (opens in new tab) we've seen in a while.

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eve mattress sale | Save up to 40% mattressess (opens in new tab)
Jump on the fancy mattress bandwagon for less with this eve discount to get your home ready for guests, with 40% off the Original and hybrid mattress models. 

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Nectar promo| Save 45% on ANY mattress
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Looking to upgrade your sleep this month? With Nectar's latest sale, you can make huge savings on a new mattress and more. Shop today for 45% off all mattresses, plus more savings across the site. That's a savings of up to £656. That's a pretty good deal!

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OTTY promo| save up to 50% on mattresses and accessories
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Fancy bagging yourself a top-quality hybrid mattress, which we've rated as one of our favourites in our rigorous review? Then this discount is for you. Simply shop the range of hybrid mattresses, plus accessories, and get up to 50% off – no discount code required. It's also worth checking our Otty discount codes (opens in new tab) where you can save all year round.

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Rem-Fit mattress deals | Save 50% on all mattresses, pillows and protectors (opens in new tab)
We've tried, tested and LOVED (opens in new tab) the Rem-Fit 400 Hybrid mattress and awarded it five out of five stars for edge-to-edge support. It's also a good choice for a combined weight of up to 40 stone. 

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Brook + Wilde | 50% off everything (opens in new tab)

Everything is on sale right now for the Bank Holiday, so if you're after a discount on one of their Lux, Elite and Ultima mattresses, or furniture or bedding, well now is the best time. 

Deal ends: 2nd May

DreamCloud promo | Save 50% on mattresses PLUS 20% off bed frames (opens in new tab)

Mega deal alert!  Save half-off any of Dreamcloud's mattresses. Complete your updated bed with 20% off bed frames for a total refresh. Dreamy!

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If none of those appeal, check out this list of familiar retailers and other brands who are also offering deals:

Mattress deals: our top picks

Below we have listed our top mattress deals which we think you'll be interested to hear about.

Emma Select Diamond King Size Mattress | Was £1,869, now £899 at Furniture Village (opens in new tab)
With nearly £1,000 off we are very excited to see this new mattress on sale. It is part of a fairly new collaboration between Furniture Village and Emma and offers adaptive comfort using foam and pocket springs for zero motion transfer. The cover is fully removable for washing, too.

Happy Beds Tennyson 4000 Twin Pocket Sprung Air Flow Orthopaedic Natural Fillings Mattress | from £789.99 £419.99 at Happy Beds (opens in new tab)
Adorned with wonderfully soft cotton fabric, this mattress from Happy Beds is also filled with a wealth of natural materials, including an abundance of wool and cashmere. It's rated as medium-firm and will only need to be flipped and rotated once every six weeks to keep it looking and feeling its best.

It's one of the best sellers currently on the Happy Beds site so don't miss it.

Rest Assured Adleborough 1400 Pocket Ortho Mattress, Double | £502 £308.95 (save £104) at Mattress Online (opens in new tab)
Here's your chance to save up to 20% off this best-selling, extra firm mattress that has been handmade with 1400 individual pocket springs, with support combined with luxurious fresh fillings for the ultimate in comfort. It's handtufted throughout and free from foam and chemical treatments.

Sleepeezee Calm 2200 Mattress, Double | £1,399 £649 at Furniture Village (opens in new tab)
Exclusive to Furniture Village is the handcrafted Sleepeezee Calm 2200 collection. It's a medium feel which is 30cm deep which is packed with (up to) 2200 individually-pocketed springs and memory foam for the perfect combination of softness and support.  No code required to redeem.

Best mattress discount codes

As well as deals, sleep brands often run discount codes for a set amount off or freebies thrown in. See the best discount codes from top brands on our voucher code section.

5 of the best cheap mattress you can buy

This is our edit of the best cheap mattress deals which are live today. We've selected some options from your (and our) favourite retailers which all come highly recommended, and within a small budget.

The best cheap mattresses under £300 

Ikea MORGEDAL

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1. IKEA MORGEDAL

A basic foam mattress from a trusted brand

Specifications

Sizes: Single, Double, King
Depth: 18cm
Filling: Foam
Tension: Firm
Guarantee: 25 years

Reasons to buy

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Cover can be taken off to clean
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Relieves pressure on your shoulders and hips
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Has handles so you can easily move the mattress

Reasons to avoid

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It's basic with no frills

We all love and trust IKEA so this mattress will not disappoint. There's nothing particular special about it, however, but it's a resilient mattress which absorbs the movements of your body as you sleep giving you all-over support and welcomed relief from any aches when you need it.

This option comes with a 90-day trial period so you can ensure it is the right mattress for you, and you can also sleep with confidence should anything happen to it through no fault of your own with the 25 year guarantee which backs it.

Cashmere 3000 Pocket Sprung Memory Foam Mattress

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2. Happy Beds Cashmere 3000 Pocket Sprung Memory Foam Mattress

A cashmere filled and lined mattress, without the luxurious price tag

Specifications

Sizes: Single, Small Double, Double, King, Super King
Depth: 25cm
Filling: Cashmere, foam and pocket springs
Tension: Medium / Firm
Guarantee: 5 years

Reasons to buy

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Breathability enriching air vent
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Has handles so you can easily move the mattress
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Made in Britain

Reasons to avoid

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May not be firm enough for everyone

This mattress speaks of luxury, but does not come with the luxury (expensive) price tag. As the name suggests, this mattress from Happy Beds has been hand crafted using a fair amount of cashmere. The material is known to be several times more insulating than the likes of wool and is naturally cosy.

You'll also find comfort nestled in to the thick layers of body contouring memory foam and supportive reflex foam. Plus 3000 individually nested, miniature springs to provide you with enough support to help you sleep through the night like a dream.

Silentnight Sleep Soundly Miracoil Comfort Mattress

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3. Silentnight Sleep Soundly Miracoil Comfort Mattress

Exclusive to John Lewis & Partners, this mattress offers exceptional value

Specifications

Sizes: Single, Double, King, Super King
Depth: 22cm
Filling: Silentnight Miracoil spring system, polyester with eco-comfort fibres
Tension: Firm
Guarantee: 5 years

Reasons to buy

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Zoned support
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Materials used are a good choice for allergy sufferers
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Made in the UK

Reasons to avoid

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No handles for turning

With up to 952 springs, this Silentnight mattress has every you need for a decent night's sleep for the fraction of the price when compared to many other mattresses on the market. It features the patented Silentnight Miracoil spring system for zoned support where your body needs it the most. And the head-to-toe spring construction means that motion transfer is fairly limited so you won't be disturbed during the night when your partner rolls over.

Happy Beds Touch 7-Zone Memory Foam Orthopaedic Rolled Mattress

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4. Happy Beds Touch 7-Zone Memory Foam Orthopaedic Rolled Mattress

This mattress comes rolled and ready to lie on

Specifications

Sizes: Single, Double, King, Super King
Depth: 20cm
Filling: Memory foam & reflex foam
Tension: Medium / Firm
Guarantee: 5 years

Reasons to buy

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Zoned support
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Removable cover
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Vacuum packed / rolled
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Made in the UK

Reasons to avoid

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No handles

This mattress arrives rolled so you can easily move it around the home and up the stairs. It's a top choice for orthopaedic support thanks to its 30mm of memory foam and 170mm of reflex foam. Being part of the Touch range, it also features a seven zoned quilted stretch knit cover for added padding, style and convenience. Lovely. And conveniently, this mattress requires no turning and has a removable cover so it's super easy to maintain, too.

Dreams Conroy Traditional Spring Mattress

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5. Dreams Conroy Traditional Spring Mattress

A firm choice for all ages

Specifications

Sizes: Single, Double, King, Super King
Depth: 21cm
Filling: Springs and memory foam
Tension: Firm
Guarantee: 1 year

Reasons to buy

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Firm yet comfortable
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Handles to easily rotate
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Made in the UK

Reasons to avoid

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One sided so do not turn over

An upgrade on one of the bestselling Dreams mattresses - the Franklin - this mattress offers a good level of comfort. With 192 traditional springs and a memory foam layer, the Conroy provides an even support over the entire sleeping area which moulds to your body for the ultimate comfort. It's finished in a soft-touch micro quilted knitted cover to add a final touch of comfort and cosiness to one side so, just rotate this one (don't flip it).

Mattress accessory deals

Mattress topper deals

It's a smart idea, that if you're buying a new mattress, to also buy a topper with it. Not only does a mattress topper supplement the comfort of your mattress, but it can also add support to a mattress that may be too soft or firm for your liking.

Read our best mattress toppers guide or see below for the best ones and their cheapest prices.

Mattress protector deals

Along with your new mattress purchase, you're going to want to add a mattress protector to your basket, too. After all, there's no point in forking out lots of money on an expensive, luxury mattress if you're not going to protect it, right? A mattress protector is an item of removable bedding which simply just sits on top of your mattress to protect it from spillages or stains and also allergens and irritants like bed bugs, mould or dead skin.

Find our pick of the best mattress protector, or scroll to shop the best four and where to buy them from.

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