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The Best RV Mattress for 2021

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There can be... let's just say... more than ONE good reason to crawl into bed, ya know what we mean??  

KNOW WHAT WE MEAN??!

(Wink wink, nudge nudge!) 

Man women under covers looking at each other

Well, maybe.

Any experience in bed will be diminished if your mattress feels less than desirable.

You are probably here because your RV mattress is less than stellar and you are looking to replace it.

First, let's learn more about the many different types of mattresses there are out there along with the pros and cons of each material type. We discuss bedding options as well as RV mattress sizes.

You will learn here what you are looking for in terms of a new mattress for your RV.

Let's dive right in!

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Guide to RV Mattresses

Crawling into bed to watch your favorite show can be the best part of your day.  It's my favorite lots of the time (this is Kelly).

However, the 'mattress' (aka futon + foam 'thing') that came with my rig was pretty ridiculously BAD.

Still, I endured it for almost three years.  See below.

Kellys old RV mattress
Kellys old mattress foam

Yikes, right?? Why did I endure? It just wasn't  something I wanted to spend my precious dollars on.

I put a band-aid on it by getting a Tempur-Pedic foam topper. Then I thought it was fairly comfortable until the futon started to dip in the middle.

After that, 'comfortable' sleeping became a crazy regimen of assorting pillows and sleeping positions.

It was time to get a real mattress for my RV. Mattresses seem like a simple thing.

Traditional mattresses were made out of springs with some cushioning on top of the springs. Many are made similarly today, but the better ones use a new type of pocketed coil system

The pocket system is far superior as far as motion transference goes.

RV mattress pocketed coils

Typical Innards Of A Spring Mattress (pocketed springs)

Now there are various types of foam mattresses as well, many with no springs whatsoever.  Some are hybrids, sporting a combination of springs and foams.

Getting down to the bottom of the RV mattress rabbit hole of information proved mighty challenging.

Still, we did the wading for you and hopefully this helps you to understand the lingo and the important stuff a little better.

There are mattress sizes specifically made for RVs, but there are also conventional sized beds in RVs. Many online makers don't offer custom sizes.

In our research, some that DO offer custom sizes had such bad customer support we couldn't even begin to consider recommending them for a good mattress to purchase.

Yet we did find very good companies with mattresses that are very clean as far as them not using harmful chemicals to fire-proof their mattresses.

We rated mostly for excellent customer service and superior products with the least chemicals used possible.

What's This Fireproofing About?

Back in 2007, the government got their hands on the mattress industry, claiming that the mattresses needed to be fire-resistant.

This was due to the deaths of sleepers, mostly from smoking in bed and falling asleep.

The rule is that the mattress has to pass the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSP) test. All mattresses have to meet or exceed their open flame fire test.

To make this happen, many companies use fireproofing chemicals since chemicals are the cheapest way to fireproof a mattress.

However, these dangerous chemicals off-gas from the mattress and into your body.   No doubt about it, the chemicals used are dangerous for your health.

Some mattress companies opt to use mattress cover materials that are innately fire-resistant. 

Materials such as wool, fiberglass, and kevlar can meet the standards that must be passed.

In terms of health, at the very least you want a company who uses ZERO chemicals to make their mattresses fireproof.

None of our recommended mattresses use chemicals for fireproofing.

It's thought that when people switch over to a fire-protected mattress, as much as 75% of the deaths and injuries related to mattress fires can be avoided.

You can probably conclude that if you have a mattress older than 2007, it's in your best interest to upgrade to a new one.

RV Mattress Topper

An alternative to buying a brand new mattress for your RV is to purchase an RV mattress topper.

This is a foam (generally memory foam) piece somewhere in the 2-3 inches thick range that you put on top of your old mattress.

The hope is that the foam topper will make your horrible mattress bearable enough to continue sleeping on.

This is the route that Camp Addict Co-Founder Marshall took in his Lance travel trailer. He purchased a 3-inch thick memory foam camper mattress topper (seen below).

This made his stock RV mattress a lot more comfortable, but let's get real, for the price of a good quality RV mattress topper, you are half-way to a new mattress. And it might not do the trick.

JUST BUY A NEW MATTRESS!

Or, you can certainly purchase an RV mattress topper. Good luck finding the best RV mattress topper as Amazon is full of options.

After spending waaaaaaay too much time researching the subject, Marshall ended up purchasing a queen sized topper from ViscoSoft (also available in all standard mattress sizes).

Update 12/2019: He finally got a new mattress (Brooklyn Bedding). No more topper.

ViscoSoft memory foam RV mattress topper

RV Mattress Topper

Mattress... In A Box?

Yep!

Foam mattresses AND spring mattresses are being shipped this way these days. SO much more convenient and cheaper than sending one full-sized!

Mattress companies as a whole are 'springing' up EVERYWHERE these days. (heh)

You can order a camper mattress online and have it shipped right to your door, vacuum-sealed, in a box. We live in an amazing time, friends!

There are RVs with regular size beds and RVs with custom mattress sizes and shapes. We wanted to showcase both types as both exist in the RV industry.

Bad RV Mattress, Or Is It You?

Bed made of nails

Some People Like It... Hard?

Here are some causes (and possible solutions) if you can't sleep in your RV: 

  1.  You're way off-level. (Well, level it or move!)
  2. You're parked at a Wal-Mart. (Earplugs. Buy 'em at Wal-Mart.)
  3. You're parked next to 'those' neighbors. (Try running around outside naked.)
  4. You have kids. (Duct tape? Haha)
  5. Maybe you're sleeping next to the wrong person?  (Match.com. )
  6. Your mattress is concave. (You're on the right page.)

Most mattresses made today are made of these various materials.

Most are a hybrid of two or more:

  • Latex
  • Polyurethane foam
  • Memory foam
  • Innerspring
  • Natural fibers

These are some of the more popular types of materials that make up a mattress.

 Let's start with latex mattresses.

RV foam mattress layers

Foam Layers Of A Typical Foam Mattress

Latex Foams

Natural Latex

'Natural' latex foam is made from the sap of the rubber tree, so it's 'natural'. It's simply a plant product. 

There are two types of natural latex foam materials. They differ only in how they are processed. These mattresses will either be 'Dunlop' foam or 'Talalay' foam.

The difference between them is how they are 'cooked'.

Dunlop

Dunlop latex mattresses are made by filling up a mold with the product. It is then 'cooked' in a vulcanization oven.

After the vulcanization process is complete, the foam is washed of soap and excess material. It is then dried at high temperatures to assure that the mattress gets fully dried.

(This is kind of boring, but if you're a little geeky about this stuff, well, these descriptions are for you.)

Talalay

The Dunlop is a simpler process, and the Talalay process is a little more involved. What's the difference?

The Talalay mattress foam will have open vertical columns in the material, allowing for air-flow in the mattress, creating a somewhat cooler product.

Also, air and synthetic materials are added to the Talalay. There is NO SUCH THING as an all-natural Talalay foam.

Most would call the Talalay foam 'springier' than the Dunlop foam.  Still, the two look and feel very similar to the untrained consumer with the Talalay being a little softer.

Latex foam

Because there is more of a manufacturing process involved in making talalay, if you are looking to reduce your carbon footprint, Dunlop will be the way to go.

If you are a hot sleeper, the Talalay will be a better choice for you, if it's the top layer. Because of the extra processing, Talalay mattresses are typically more expensive than dunlop.

If you are on a budget, the Dunlop mattress will be the more affordable option.

Some benefits of natural latex are that it is resistant to dust mites. It's also anti-microbial, antifungal, and hypo-allergenic.

Synthetic Latex

Synthetic latex is any latex that has been mixed with other materials or chemicals. Most commonly this will be polyurethane foam, which is a petroleum by-product.

This kind of latex will off-gas chemicals and will also break down sooner than natural latex.

Some synthetics also have little capability to absorb and release moisture, causing heat issues. Additionally, they can invite molds, dust mites, mildews and more.

Synthetic will also be cheaper than pure latex foams.

It is commonly found in hybrid mattresses to keep the price down. True organic latex is very expensive.

So when it comes to a cheap RV mattress, you are looking at synthetic latex.

Innerspring Mattresses

About 60% of mattresses sold are still traditional innerspring mattresses. These mattresses are built with steel coil springs as a base with many different topper configurations.

Tops may be covered by foam, pillow tops, memory foam, poly foam, or any given combination of these materials.

The biggest downfall of the innerspring mattress is that if you sleep with a partner, oftentimes your sleep can be disturbed by their movements.

Most foam mattresses (foam base, no springs) are far superior to innerspring mattresses in this regard. Motion transference in a foam mattress is usually less than a spring mattress.

One way companies have tried to overcome this issue is to have the spring coils individually wrapped in fabric.

They are called 'pocket coils'.

For shipping, some companies are even able to compact their spring mattresses without any ill side effects. 

RV mattress pocket springs

The More Coils The Better?

Nope.

More coils don't necessarily mean higher quality.  In fact it is likely to be the other way around. 

If a manufacturer uses more coils and cheaper foam on top, you are still going to get that sag after a while. Look for an average of about 800-1000 coils.

More importantly, look for very good quality foam covering the springs.

Polyurethane Foams

Polyurethane foam or 'poly' foams are among the most inexpensive and lowest quality of mattress foams.

It is made from chemicals.

Polyurethane foams are derived from petroleum products with many added fillers.

Because manufacturers can use so many different variations of chemicals and additives, they can come up with a plethora of different types of poly foams.

They like to then give them fancy names, like 'memory foam', or 'dream foam', or whatnot.

Polyurethane foam RV mattress

Polyurethane Foam

How do you know if the foam in your bed is good or not so good? It's not the easiest thing to get answers from a salesman on the floor of a mattress company.

However, there are two main things you need to look for.

Density- the denser the foam, the better quality because the more structure it has.

Therefore, it will last longer and hold weight better.

Densities for a foam core typically range from 1.5lbs to 3 lbs (measured in a cubic square). Densities for a spring mattress topper might range between 1.3 and 1.8 lbs.

A higher density foam does NOT mean that it is firmer. They can make them either way.

Firm or soft.

IFD- This is the firmness factor of the foam (interface pressure). It's like a comfort measurement.

What you choose will depend on how firm or soft you like for your mattress to be.

Viscoelastic 'Memory' Foam

This is a polyurethane foam with added chemicals that make it have a signature melting into it effect. They also call it 'memory foam'.

This foam has qualities that are nice and some that are not so nice. It's meant to be a top 'comfort' layer.

A mattress made entirely with memory foam would likely be hot and hard to roll over on.

Therefore, most memory foams are just a top layer (or somewhere near the top layer) with either springs or some other foam beneath it.

RV memory foam mattress

Memory Foam Doesn't 'Snap Back'

Memory foam is a personal preference. Some like it and some do not.

Memory foam was first created for cushioning the astronauts while experiencing major g-forces during takeoff.

Today it is found in mattresses and many other products. Memory foam does not 'snap back' into the original form.

It takes a bit longer to return to normal, hence the imprint of the hand in the above photo.

Mattress Off-Gassing

ALL mattresses, even those made ENTIRELY of organic products, will off-gas. 

The amount of chemicals they off-gas varies depending on how many chemicals were used to process the product.

The general rule of thumb is to let it air out for 24-48 hours after you unpackaged it. Even if you let it air out, your mattress will continue to off-gas for years to come.

But the biggest percentage comes out when you first unpackaged your mattress if packaged.

Better to let it off-gas in your garage or other covered areas out-of-doors.

This video below shows you how much MORE off-gassing occurs in the first 24 hours of opening the packaging.

Mattress Off-Gassing Over a 24 Hour Period

RV Mattress Sizes

RVs come in a multitude of sizes. Not only do they come with traditional sized mattresses, but they also come with their own 'personal' set of custom sizes as well.

They can all vary by width and length as WELL as depth.

Be sure to note what will or won't fit as far as depth goes. Below we list some of the most common sizes.

Listing traditional sizes here will help you learn if you have a custom size or a tradational size.

Again, DO measure how high your mattress is or can be, in case you are trying to fit a new traditional mattress in there.

(There may be a limit such as a lip at the end of the bed that overhangs the mattress.)

Traditional mattresses come in many different heights depending on the manufacturer.

RV Twin Mattress

Starting off with the smallest beds, RVs can come with twin beds. They are almost ALWAYS a traditional sized twin at 39 x 75 inches.

They are sometimes used as daytime seating, which can be nice for a double purpose.

RV Full Mattress

Full beds are the same thing as double beds. An RV full mattress measures 54 x 75 inches, and a domestic full mattress is 53 x 75 inches.

Not much different.

RV Queen Mattress

An RV queen mattress can come in a variety of dimensions.

A regular 'house' queen mattress measures 60 x 80 inches. You could have a typical 'house' queen mattress in your RV.

If so, yours is called a regular RV queen mattress.

RVs also have a three-quarter queen, which is 48 x 75 inches (narrower), and an RV short queen mattress, measuring 60 x 75 inches.

To summarize:

  • Regular queen: 60 x 80 inches
  • Three-quarter queen: 48 x 75 inches
  • Queen short: 60 x 75 inches

RV King Mattress

 A regular king is 80 long and 76 wide. An RV king mattress is only narrower by 4 inches.

So, RV king mattresses are a little narrower than a king 'house' mattresses.

Measuring Your RV Mattress Size

If you really want to know what size to get, don't measure the mattress.

Measure the platform it will rest on. 

If you have an older mattress, it may have shifted or spread some due to age and might give you a false read.

Cloth tape measure

If you measure the platform, you can also see and measure if you want to allow the mattress to hang over the edge at all and IF you can have it a little longer or wider.

Making it wider than the platform may not be a very good idea (imagine being close to the edge, and having the feeling you are going to roll off) but you COULD potentially make it longer than your platform.

We HAVE heard of other RVers who have MADE a traditional mattress fit into a space by literally cutting off whatever portion of the mattress needed to be shortened.

We hear it works, but have no experience with it.

You can find videos on YouTube of people cutting their mattresses. 

Obviously a mattress must be a foam-only mattress to do this.

RV Bedding

What do you do when you have a special sized mattress to have to cover? If yours is not a standard size, you need special sheets and bedding.

There are also alternatives to traditional sheets which we will also cover. (No pun intended. Heh.)

There are RV sized sheets for sale out there. Some are made like traditional sheets, and others are made sort of like a sleeping bag.

Some people (like CA Kelly, below) opt to use no sheets whatsoever.

This may apply for you especially if you have a wonky sized mattress.

Traditional Bedding Alternatives

Kelly quit using sheets in 2017.

She uses a quilt/bedspread to cover her RV queen mattress, and a covered duvet to sleep under.

With a bed area that has zero walk-around space, and only one little section to get into the bed area, making the bed was a back-breaking event.

This lack of accessibility to all sides of the mattress was the major reason Kelly decided to go without.

If you want to go the traditional route and you have an 'RV sized' mattresses, you may have to get special sheets to fit your mattress.

Possible Alternative Mattress Sizes

Please note that we each have had friends who had an RV with an 'RV Queen' (smaller) sized mattress, but they had enough room at the end to still put in a regular (longer) 'traditional' queen mattress.

The only requirement is you would need enough room at the end of the bed for it to fit. It will hang off the platform, but that part of the bed only holds your feet, so it actually works out.

You may not be able to get to the sides of the bed (standing) but that's your prerogative to choose.

Summary

Can you believe how much there is to know about mattresses?

When we started researching, we thought it would be a simple, short page. Not so.

Now you know the difference between RV bed sizes, synthetic and non-synthetic, foam and springs, bedding choices, and more. 

If you are in the market, we have reviewed the mattresses below. Keep on reading to find your perfect night's sleep!

RV Mattress Reviews

There are literally HUNDREDS of companies out there making mattresses for online orders these days.

Sifting through them was not an easy task. Still, we found the best RV mattresses for your specific need so you don't have to do all the research.

We give you the best choice for a traditional innerspring mattress that you can use when your RV mattress size is standard dimensions.

There is also the best memory foam mattress (again, available only in standard bed sizes).

And finally, if you are looking for a more affordable option, and one that is customizable as far as size, shape, and thickness, we review the best budget & customizable RV mattress (the Tochta).

Best Budget + Customizable RV Mattress

Tochta Mattresses

Tochta RV mattress

Pros

  • 100 night money-back trial
  • 10-year warranty
  • Made in the USA
  • Ships compacted, and quick
  • Custom sizes available

Cons

  • None we can find

(FULL DISCLOSURE- Tochta provided Camp Addict with a Tochta 'Utopia' RV mattress for review. Kelly is currently using this mattress. UPDATE: Kelly has been using it since April 2019 and she is still 100% in LOVE with this mattress. 

Kelly can attest- this is a VERY comfortable mattress that feels like you're floating on a cloud.

The gel memory foam topper feels like a pillow top or the perfect form-fitting mattress.

Fast to ship and very customizable for your RV, this is the perfect AND affordable RV mattress.

Continue Reading Tochta RV Mattress Review

Best Innerspring Mattress

Avocado Green

Avocado RV mattress detail

Pros

  • 100-night trial, risk free
  • Full refund if return mattress
  • Ships compressed 
  • 25-year warranty
  • Multiple organic and ethical certifications
  • #1 mattress rated by Consumer Reports

Cons

  • Not customizable

Avocado Green is a very 'green' eco-friendly choice when it comes to a standard-sized RV mattress. 

They don't use harmful chemicals to make any part of the mattress.

They're made from latex, wool, and other non-toxic materials.

User reviews are phenomenal. This is a great health-conscious mattress to replace your RV junk mattress. 

Continue Reading Avocado Green Mattress Review

Best Memory Foam Mattress

Essentia

Essentia RV mattress

Pros

  • 20-year warranty
  • 60-night sleep trial. No minimum testing period
  • Multiple trusted certifications
  • Free shipping to USA and Canada
  • They do offer financing
  • GOLS and GOTS certified factory
  • Can test mattress in one of their stores

Cons

  • Not as personalized as the other companies
  • Pricey
  • There is a charge to return a mattress, 9% or 18% depending on model

Essentia is a favorite of many who want a mattress designed to suit their sleeping comforts specifically.

They offer quite a few mattresses, all created for different needs.

Please note that Essentia memory foam mattresses only come in standard sizes.

Continue Reading Essentia Mattress Review

Conclusion

Mattresses, like people, come in many shapes and sizes. Confusing as it seems, all you need is one that fits and one that you feel is comfortable.

Educating yourself about the different types of RV mattresses out there is your first step in figuring out what kind will likely work the best for you.

RV mattresses don't help the confusion much since most new rigs come with a less than desirable mattress. Then you add in weird sizes and it gets more complicated.

This is why we chose Tochta as our #1 pick for budget AND custom.

They are VERY easy to order, have fantastic customer support, and you can make it ANY size you want (within some very reasonable constraints).

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Kelly Beasley

He-llllo. I'm the co-founder of Camp Addict, which my biz partner and I launched in 2017. I frigging love the RVing lifestyle but in December of 2020, I converted to part-time RV life. Heck, I lived in my travel trailer for over 5.5 years, STRICTLY boondocking for pretty much all of it. Boondocking is a GREAT way to live, but it's not easy. Anyway, I'm passionate about animals, can't stand campgrounds, I hardly ever cook, and I love a good dance party. Currently, I can be found plotting and scheming whether or not to start collecting farm animals (or plotting my next RV trip!) at my beautiful new 'ranch' named 'Hotel Kellyfornia', in Southern Arizona.


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Marshall Wendler

Camp Addict co-founder Marshall Wendler brings his technical expertise to help explain RV products in an easy to understand fashion. Full-time RVing from April 2014 - December 2020 (now RVing about 50% of the time), Marshall loves sharing his knowledge of the RV lifestyle. Marshall spends the majority of his RVing life boondocking. He is the part of Camp Addict that knows 'all the things'. He's good at sharing his technical knowledge so you can benefit. 

  • Just emailed Tochta after reading this post and they will make a hinged mattress! We have tried mattresses toppers because hinged mattresses are difficult to find. So excited to try an actual mattress!

    • Hi Tiff,

      Wow, that’s great news! I was not aware that they did offer hinged mattresses! Thank you for informing us. We will update that in our mattress review.

      Would love to hear an update on how you like it after you’ve used it a little while.

      Thanks again!

  • Need a regular queen-size adjustable bed (platform and room availability already measured and will accommodate). This RV will not be towed. Being used as mother-in-law quarters. She has been using adjustable queen in her home and needs one for her RV. She is a long time RVer. Where can we find one with a quality mattress?

    • Hi Dee,

      While we do not know much about adjustable mattresses/beds, have you considered tearing out the existing bed and installing her adjustable bed? (Might not be able to get it inside the RV)

      This may be a good option for her.

  • Did you happen to review Wilderness RV Mattresses? I LOVE the fact they want you to donate any returns rather than send them back. I am wondering how the mattress itself stacks up to Tochta.

    • Hey Amy,

      We have not reviewed the mattress you mention.

      I’ve heard of that type of return policy before. Of course finding someplace to donate the mattress is tricky. I’ve tried to do it in the past and was unable to find anyplace that actually accepted used mattresses.

      So while it’s a good idea, the execution is a bit harder depending on exactly where you live.

    • Hi Joy,

      What type of mattress is in there right now? One that folds via a ‘hinge’?

      If so, then that’s probably the style that you need to replace it with. Unfortunately those aren’t really common so it’s harder to find someone that does that. None of the mattress manufacturers that we list on this page make this style of mattress, to the best of my knowledge.

      You may need to do a Google search for ‘folding RV mattress’. Also might want to check out Mattress Insider, give them a call and see if they are able to make this kind of custom RV mattress.

  • Hello I was wondering about a particular mattress that I may get but can’t find out any info on. Can you help me plz?! Evergreen KING (I can only find queen) 70×80 1S-QT Lindsay Marble Michianna Mattress 9/30/19 and it has a number on the label 712676. Thank you for helping me with any info you can about its thickness and whats it made with. And well, really worth getting for two 50 year olds lol who are not by any means skinny minis hahah
    Thanks
    Sam

    • Hi Samantha,

      Hey, I’m not far from 50 myself! ZOIKS!!!! How, like, how even??? Oh well.

      Anyway, first observation when I looked up that mattress online was WHY THIS MATTRESS? It looks rather awful!! Looks flat and like it is not very beefy aka you would feel the platform underneath. Yikes.

      I’m serious.

      I tried calling the company but they were away from phone. I didn’t leave them a message. You can try calling them: their number is 866-880-3093.

      Ask if they DO make a king.

      But in all honesty, I would look around for another mattress. That thing… maybe you’re looking to replace what it currently in your RV? Are you aware you can get ANY brand mattress as long as it fits in the bed area? And that you can get custom sizes?

      Hope this helps!

  • Do you have a recommendation for a mattress replacement for a Murphy bed in a Leisure Unity Motorhome? Weight is a concern.

    • Hi Kate,

      You will have to know how heavy of a mattress your Murphy bed platform can handle, and then figure out how heavy the prospective replacement RV mattress will be.

      We can help with the second part: The mattress website should list approximate weights for the size and type of mattress you are considering. For example, Tochta has a FAQ section of their website that gives approximate weights for a 10″ mattress in different sizes. They say that weight will vary with mattress thickness, which is pretty obvious, but the weights they list will give you a good idea.

      If you don’t know how much weight you are allowed to have on your Murphy bed, you should contact Leisure Travel Vans. I’m confident they have that information.

      BTW, you have a great RV! I’d love to have a Leisure Travel Van. They make a great product and are a top RV brand.

  • Hey Kelly & Marshall!
    You’ve inspired me to get a brand new Lance 1685. Bought it 3 weeks ago. I noticed that the standard issue mattress in the Lance was rather blah (i.e. nothing to write home about). After measuring the Lance mattress, I noticed that my comfy home mattress is practically the same dimensions. Although my home mattress is considerably heavier/thicker and lots more comfortable than the standard issue in my travel trailer, I’d like to use my home mattress in my new LANCE.
    How much would this effect my new trailer? Too heavy? Okay?
    Since we’re both Lance 1685 owners, what’s your take on this? Thanks in advance for your professional advice.
    Cheers!

    • Hey Malcom!

      Congrats on your new Lance! I’ve had mine for 5.5+ years and it has been very good to me.

      Just a slight clarification – I’ve got the 1995, so it’s a bit larger than your 1685.

      I’m not sure how the heavier mattress will affect your trailer weight (overall). It all depends on how you’ve got your trailer loaded. I.e., where you have stuff stashed and how much stuff you have.

      Putting a heavier mattress in front of your trailer will affect the tongue weight. But so will sticking things in the forward pass-thru compartment or under the bed.

      The only way you will know what will happen if you put a heavier mattress in your new rig is to load it up like you normally will use it and then weigh it.

      Weighing you travel trailer is the only way to know what happens when you add weight. Anything else will just be guessing.

      How’s that for a solid non-answer! But it’s the best I can do since it all depends on how your trailer is loaded.

      Enjoy your new rig! I hope it brings you many years of enjoyment!

      • Hi Marshall!
        A colossal thanks for your reply. Most appreciated. Your advice on your site has been a Godsend as I’m just starting out. Still pairing down but hope to be on the road full-time by the end of the year or beginning of 2020. By the by, what’s your take on insurance for full-timers? Are there any links you like that cover this topic?
        Once again, many thanks for your guidance, help and professionalism. Wishing you & Kelly more fun adventures ahead.
        Cheers!
        Malcolm

        • Hey Malcolm,

          Great to hear that you have found Camp Addict to be so valuable. That’s our goal, and we have a lot more content to put up on the site (eventually) that will continue with this.

          Insurance… Do you mean RV/vehicle insurance, or do you mean health insurance. Health insurance can be a fiasco, but a great source for full-time RV insurance is the RVer Insurance Exchange.

          For all things to do with full-time RVing, including how to find vehicle insurance (I personally have full-timer insurance thru Progressive) we highly recommend joining the Escapees if you already haven’t. We’ve found the Xscapers group within Escapees to be an incredibly valuable way to find our ‘tribe’ on the road.

          Best of luck with your launch to full-time RVing. It’s a freaking great lifestyle that Kelly and I both love!

  • We found your review while researching Tochta reviews. Our concern is over the thickness they recommend on their site vs what we need. We need a custom mattress for our hard-sided A frame, and have to keep the thickness to 7”. What thickness are you sleeping on? Also, have they shared a coupon code with you that you can share for promoting them? Thanks for the feedback,
    @heidiinhi

    • Hi Heidi!

      I freaking LOVE my mattress. I can’t tell you how hard it is to get out of bed every day. I’m dead serious.

      I don’t recall what height I asked for, but it came out right. Mine is 7.5″ high. It fits PERFECTLY under the shelf at the head of my bed area like I wanted it to.

      They make them anywhere from 4-10″ in height, so you can customize it exactly to your specifications.

      As far as a coupon code (thank you for caring!), there’s nothing for you to enter. We simply get a little kickback from them as long as you order by clicking through the link on our site to order. (This way they also know that we referred you.) That’s it!

      As far as YOU getting a discount… try googling ‘Tochta coupon code’. I don’t know if they have any out there at the moment.

      Please let us know if you DO order one, and what you do and/or don’t like about it. We would love to hear!

      I simply don’t think I will ever have a regular spring mattress again in my life. It’s all foam for me from here on out!

      Camp on (in comfort), girlie!

  • We might have to try that Tochta mattress when we get back to the US. Probably a lot lighter than our current innerspring. We had a Tempurpedic for a while in California and it got mold on the bottom, so I’m a little hesitant to buy another foam mattress.

    • Hey Scott!

      It’s hard for me to get out of bed every day because my Tochta mattress is so comfortable. The struggle is real! The bad news is that ANY type of mattress can mold underneath in the right conditions. It’s best to get some sort of lift for the mattress so that air flow can reach the underside.

      Some people put wood slats under their mattress.

      There is a material called Hypervent, used in boats for preventing moisture build-up under mattresses. Sometimes it is available at home improvement stores.

      You could also possibly use bubble wrap. I just thought of that one. But seems like it might work if you got the large size bubbles. ?

      Let us know what you go with, will ya? We’d all love to hear what you get and how it worked out.

  • We decided to sell the 35′ Class A Motorhome and go to a pull behind. Yea, moving everything from the motorhome to a 20′ trailer is a challenge. We had just bought a mattress for the rig. My wife decided we needed to keep it for the new trailer, but it didn’t fit. We ended up ordering one from Casper mattress. We went with the cheapest model, but it still is pricey. It also is a little heavy. I like your suggestions, wish I would’ve found the site before we ordered!

    • Hi Ken,

      Awe maaan! There are a lot of great mattress companies out there, and we hope you do enjoy your mattress. We wish you would have found us sooner as well, but not you know about us. Next time you are looking for answers on a product, you know where to find us. Thanks for the kind comment and Camp On, Ken!!

  • Kelly if you wrote this…I loved the humor. It’s refreshing. Thanks for all the hard work. We need a mattress bad and the 1st option looks perfect.

    • Hi Stacy- I did! Glad you enjoyed. : ) I LOVE my Tochta mattress- it’s definitely the most comfortable mattress/sleep I have ever had. I can lay on my back in the evening and I will wake up that way in the morning. THAT’S comfort!

      • Tried repeatedly to go to Tochta website but had to fight off all the Amazon prize popups. Never did get to check out the rv mattresses. Any suggestions?

        • Hi Irene,
          Amazon Prize Popups? Weird! Doesn’t sound like you are attempting to go to the correct website, or there is some sort of issue with the browser you are using.

          Are you clicking on the “Shop Tochta” button in the Tochta Mattress Review? If so, please try in another browser.

          I’m not getting any Amazon Proze Popups. Just the Tochta website as expected.

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