You must have heard from a lot of people that you will have to spend a couple thousand dollars for a good quality mattress. If this is something that is coming in your way from getting a new mattress, then let me change that for you. These days, there are so many online only mattress brands that sell quality mattresses for way less than retail stores. You can find comfortable mattresses for less than $500 as well, but if your budget allows you to spend a $1000 on a mattress, then you can get a pretty luxurious one. In this article, I will list few of my top picks under $1000 and all you need to do is figure out your needs and preferences and decide which mattress will suit you the best.



Helix is a bed in a box mattress company that offers you a fully customized mattress. All you have to do is go to their site, and take a 2-3 minutes sleep quiz with questions like your weight, age, preferred sleeping position, pressure points, etc and Helix will customize your mattress based on your preferences on Feel, Support, Temperature regulation, and Point elasticity. Helix offers mattresses with firmness range of 2-10 (10 being the firmest). Couples with different sleeping preferences can get their sides customized according to them. You get a 100 nights sleep trial with free shipping and 10 year warranty.



Saatva was started in 2010 and today it is one of the leading brand of mattresses. It produces traditional innerspring mattresses with cutting-edge technology to provide you the best sleep of your life. It has received more than 15000 5-star reviews by real customers. It offers three mattresses with different levels of firmness i.e. Plush soft with firmness level of 3 (10 being the firmest), Luxury Firm with a firmness level of 5-7, Firm with a firmness level of 8. It offers 120 nights free trial with a 15 year warranty.



GhostBed is an online only retailer which offers combination of memory foam and latex, providing the comfort of memory foam and the cooling effects of latex in one mattress. It is ideal for people who prefer additional support from their mattress as it is a medium firm mattress that ranges between 6-7 on the firmness scale (10 being the firmest). It is great for people who prefer the feeling of a memory foam with a little bit of bounce. Ghostbed offers a free 101-night trial and a warranty of 20 years.


Tuft and Needle

Tuft and Needle is an online retailer, selling all foam mattresses that consists of only two layers. These layers are made of Tuft and Needle proprietary adaptive polyurethane foam. These mattresses are designed with an aim of one mattress fits all. It falls in the medium firm category ranging around 6-7 on the firmness scale (10 being the firmest). It is ideal for back sleepers and stomach sleepers, still being a good option for side sleepers. Tuft and Needle offers free 100 night sleep trial with a warranty of 10 years on their mattress.



Tony Pearce and Terry Pearce, combined their 20 years of experience and knowledge and came up with this mattress which they call “The world’s best mattress”. Purple is made of a very unique material called Hyper-Elastic Polymer™. It is a medium firm mattress that ranges between 6-6.5 on 10 on the firmness scale (10 being the firmest). This mattress has different firmness at different places which contours to the body and provides pressure relief at the required places. Purple offers 10 year warranty and 100 nights free trial with free shipping and returns.


These are just a few top picks of ours, but with a budget of $1000, there are a lot of other options in the market to choose from. I suggest you to not be deceived by what you hear from your friends or salespersons, just go online and check these mattresses for yourself and then you can decide which mattress will be the best for you.