If you’ve spent the night on both a regular height air mattress as well as a double air mattress then you KNOW that the experience is completely different and in my opinion going for the extra height for those airbeds that you plan on using around the house is worth the effort.
While what constitutes a double air mattress is not a standard as you would find a standard queen size or king size airbed but what I consider to be the minimum height for a double air airbed is around 16 inches. That extra height of off of the floor for whatever reason just has more dignity than sleeping just a few inches off of floor level. Maybe it’s an age thing and you can laugh if you’d like but until you’ve been put in a situation where you can compare the two just take my word for it. Bigger is better.
So out there in the big old airbed world the double air mattress is getting a lot more interest than it once has. You’ll even find that the bulk of what is being produced and sold are the taller beds. Just browse Amazon.com or any other retailer that sells indoor airbeds and you can see for yourself.
Now the one area where there is exception is for the camping air mattress. As many of these airbeds need to be very light and highly portable the double high mattress adds too much bulk and weight to be practical.
Now aside from aesthetic benefits and comfort there are some solid reasons why you should choose a double air mattress for your next airbed. Ease of use. If you have guests that are a little older then this extra height will make getting onto and off of the bed MUCH easier and they’ll thank you for it I promise. Another huge benefit over cots and other “fixed” type beds is that these will always be adjustable beds, and that allows the bed to be more comfortable for a wider range of people.
Double air mattresses also usually are marketed towards higher end consumers. As such they usually have better flocking on the bed top and sides and even sometimes a foam top which is among the best in portable air bed comforts.
Here are a few really good beds to consider: