Who we are & what we do

If you stumbled upon our little corner of the internet, chances are you’re looking for an airbed. If that’s the case, we can help you choose right.

3Beds.com was founded in 2010 by James M. Gregory with the sole purpose of putting together a team of people to eliminate the guesswork from the process. With the help of our featured testers, we review airbeds trying to separate the wheat from the chaff.

So, far we have reviewed over 120 models. We rate the inflatables in 5 quality categories: Comfort, Durability, Air Retention, Pump & Value for money.

We then compile guides based on different criteria, from size to weight capacity. You can see our current overall picks in the two most popular categories –  full-size air mattress category here and tall air mattress here and most durable (heavy-duty) here.

Top picks by size

You can see our top picks sorted by size they come in below.


queen size airbed sound asleep
king size airbed best choice

Queen air mattress

fox cali king

California King air mattress

Top picks by brand

If you have a special place in your heart for a certain brand, you’ll find our top picks sorted by the company they’re coming from below.


by brand serta never flat
by brand sound asleep

Soundasleep Dream Series air mattress

brand coleman cot airbed
by brand intex comfort plush

Coleman air mattress

Intex Comfort Plush Elevated Dura-beam airbed

fox plush high rise - second best air mattress
aerobed classic

Fox air beds


Other criteria

Below are our picks based on specific factors, like comfort, durability or the type of airbed.


heavy duty ss 58rf
air mattress with frame ez bed

Air mattress with frame

type comfort sound asleep
dream series queen

Most comfortable air mattress

Best air mattress for everyday use – long term

type shrunks toddler airbed

Kid and toddler air mattress

Dog-proof air mattress

Our ratings & reviews are always up-to-date

The reviews and ratings you’ll see on 3 beds are always relevant because we update the ratings monthly and test each model from our TOP 10s once a year

Usually, the campaign of re-testing is spring (March-May) for camping airbeds & autumn (August-October) for models designed for home use.

Any new models are tested after they’ve accumulated at least 50 reviews with the retailers and only if the % of users that rated the model with 4 or 5 stars is above 75%.

3Beds.com is not attached to any brand and our reviews are completely independent. We find the site through the Amazon affiliate program – which means that if you buy a product through Amazon and get there through one of our links, we get a small commission.

That’s how we’re able to buy the airbeds we test while maintaining objectivity. The ratings you see are a reflection of our tests, opinions and 7 years of experience.

We sincerely hope you find what we do helpful and get the best value for your money when buying an air mattress.

We love mail and our testing process was tweaked over the years by interaction with our readers. So, feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions through our contact form here.


James M. Gregory – Editor in Chief