What every best Air Mattresses has:
- Provides plenty of support.
- Inflates and deflates easily.
- A small footprint when deflated.
If you want to give your overnight guests the comfort they would expect from a "real" bed, reviewers say you should have a SoundAsleep Dream Series Air Mattress tucked away in your closet. Comfortable, very easy to use, and made from durable materials, the SoundAsleep Dream Series inflates or deflates in just four minutes and stores in the included bag. Users say the queen-sized air bed is plenty big enough for two, and customer service is universally praised.Buy for $199.95
Thousands of owners say that, for the price, you can't beat the comfort and convenience of an Intex Pillow Rest Air Mattress. This queen-sized air bed measures 60 by 80 inches -- the same dimensions as a regular queen mattress -- and its 16.5 inch height offers enough thickness for a supportive rest. The padded, flocked top and built-in pillows add to the comfort level. The Intex queen-sized air mattress inflates in about four minutes with the integrated electric pump.Buy for $42.00
The king-sized Fox Air Beds High Rise is extremely popular with those who need a larger temporary bed due a move, or because they just like the comforts of home while traveling. The Fox Air Bed king measures 80 by 76 by 25 inches, which reviewers say makes it large enough for two people to sleep comfortably, with room left over for kids or pets. This air bed inflates or deflates quickly with the twist of a dial, and there is a hand pump option as well.Buy for $149.99
The one quibble most people have with air mattresses is that they can slowly lose air while you're sleeping on them. Insta-Bed solves this problem with the Insta-Bed Raised Air Mattress with Never Flat Pump. This air bed's dual pump system senses when the mattress is deflating and activates to maintain the air pressure to your chosen firmness level; there are three to choose from. The twin bed measures 74 by 39 by 18 inches, and a two-year warranty and good customer support help ensure long-term satisfaction.Buy for $127.99
As its name suggests, the AeroBed for Kids is a mini air mattress designed for children. It's smaller than a standard twin and has raised bumpers to keep kids from rolling off. The manufacturer recommends the Aerobed for ages 4 and up, but owners report using it successfully with toddlers. Parents love the removable, washable fleece cover and say their children find this air bed quite comfortable. It's also very easy to inflate using the handheld electric pump, and it deflates in about 15 seconds.Buy for $59.95
You'll be a happy camper with the convenience and comfort of the Therm-A-Rest Basecamp Sleeping Pad. This self-inflating outdoor mattress is lightweight yet durable, and comes in three sizes -- regular, large and extra-large. Users say it provides a surprisingly effective cushion against the hard ground and helps insulate them from the cold. Backpackers love the Therm-A-Rest Basecamp mattress for its light weight and easily compressible design; car campers appreciate its compact footprint. Therm-A-Rest's lifetime warranty is a testament to the Basecamp's durability.Buy for $99.95