Buying Guide: How Much Would You Spend For Your Mattress?

If you are looking for your desired mattress, always choose the best. After all, it is a pricey investment that would matter to you. Choose the best quality, most comfortable, and the most reasonable price you can get.

You already found the best and the finest, but you barely have price information. So it would help if you do price canvass and price comparison. Many factors contribute to the pricing of mattresses, like quality, features, brands, and sizes. Another vital price factor is the freight or delivery cost.

If you are getting your item from an offshore source, always check on the charges on freight cost. Or if you get from a local supplier, always ask if your purchase price is inclusive of the delivery cost. And lastly, if it is an imported product, ask who will pay for the customs duties and taxes. So to make your sourcing a little extra easier, take a look at the list of prices for your comparison.

Latex Mattresses

Latex mattresses come in different types in different price ranges. Latex foam is primary classified into:

  • Natural latex – In the industry, a latex foam made of more than 80% natural latex is classified as natural latex.
  • 100% Natural latex – This is made purely of 100% natural rubber latex. This latex type is the most expensive among the latex mattresses and the best mattress for people who live an organic lifestyle.
  • Pure latex – Pure latex is made up of 80% synthetic and 20% natural rubber latex. This latex type is cheaper than the rest and not as excellent in quality as the others.

The average price of a latex mattress ranges from $1,000 up to $2,500; expectedly, the most pricey one is the 100% natural latex.

Waterbed Mattress

The price range of a waterbed depends on size and features. Price ranges from $200 to as high as $1600. The simpler and smaller the bed, the cheaper is its price. Meanwhile, expect a higher price for the bigger bed size with elaborate design and features. The highest price so far for a waterbed is the frameless design.

You can also find a medical waterbed if you need one for a patient’s use. This mattress is a top pad mattress that you can use for patients at home or in the hospitals primarily used to prevent bedsores. Price ranges from $20.00 up to $150.00 depending on the size.

Air Bed

An air bed is an inflatable mattress or sleeping pad with many types at different prices. Price ranges from $50 – $300 depending on sizes and features.

  • A framed, self-inflatable, and auto shut-off air mattress with a rolling case costs $250
  • A Twin-size framed air mattress with a dual auto comfort pump, deflate defender, and a rolling case is around $300.00. Same price for the same bed with two layers of laminates.
  • A twin size with 15″ raised inflatable airbed with pillow cost $50

You can also get a customized air bed with different features for the price of $1000 – $2000.

Hybrid Mattress

This mattress is a combination of two or more different materials. Typically it’s a combination of layered coiled springs and foam. Foam can either be layers of memory foam and latex foam on top of the innerspring. The price range is $1,000 – $3000, and the average price is $1150.

Another hybrid mattress made from a combination of 10″ or 12″ gel-infused memory foam layered in spring costs only $200 – $360. However, this price excludes the shipping and delivery cost.

Pillow Top Mattress

Pillow top mattress is made from any of the following materials: cotton, wool, latex, or foam. The all-season reversible pillow top mattress costs around $60 and a queen size bed around $150.00

Memory foam mattress

These are the different prices at different features of a memory foam mattress.

  • A queen-size bed costs around $400, and the 10″ gel layered is $370
  • A queen size 10″ memory foam with cooling gel-infused has prices from $275, $310, and $478
  • Queen 12″ firm memory foam cost $420
Organic Bed

Organic beds are used by people who are green conscious or environmentally conscious. They advocate using natural products from natural sources, and thus they use organic beds. Among the materials used in organic beds are natural latex, organic cotton, and organic wool. These materials are sustainable, non-toxic, and eco-friendly.

The prices of such beds depend on the used materials. The latex mattress is around $1400, the Talalay Latex mattress at $1500, the organic cotton mattress at $1500, and the hybrid of latex, wool, and cotton mattress at $1300.


Beds are an essential purchase for your home. When buying one, make sure to decide and buy wisely. There are many choices you can make, beds in different features and varying prices. But what makes sense and a worthwhile buying is your choice of the best price, best quality, and best comfort that you get out of your purchase.

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