Consumer Reports Magazine

February 2020
February 2020

Cover Story

How Consumer Reports Tests Pillows
CR spent more than 2,000 hours testing pillows so that you can get a better night's sleep
Mattress Face-Off: Tuft & Needle vs. Purple
These two foam mattresses are popular, but how did they perform in CR's exhaustive tests?
Mattress Face-Off: Avocado vs. Casper
Which of these innerspring mattresses comes out on top in CR’s tests?
Mattress Face-Off: AmazonBasics vs. Tempur-Pedic
Can a mattress that costs $250 go up against a pricey Tempur-Pedic?

Special Report

Trouble in Timeshare Paradise
Learn how to avoid common and costly pitfalls. And find out why timeshare 'exit' companies may be nothing more than scams.

Special Section

How to Protect Checked Luggage
Strategies to improve the odds that your bag and belongings will survive every journey unscathed
Secrets to Stress-Free Flying
Cramped, chilly, noisy planes can make air travel a real hassle. CR's no- or low-cost tips can help bring some comfort back to flying.

What Does a Lifetime Warranty for Luggage Really Cover?
Things to keep in mind before you shop
Alternatives to Checking Your Luggage
A growing number of companies will transport your luggage for you so that it’s waiting when you arrive

Road Report

Which States Have the Highest Fees for Electric Vehicles?
An interactive map reveals today's fees and those proposed for 2025

Departments

Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
From Our President: The Gender Safety Gap
Consumer Reports highlights car crash testing systems that are failing to account for female drivers' physiology and safety
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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