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Groupon Offering 44% Off Large Floating Mat

Groupon has a great deal on these floating mats that have become popular in the last couple years.

The floating water mat that’s become wildly popular over the last few years is officially on sale on Groupon. This 6-by-18-foot water pad is green on one side and orange on the other.

Because it is made out of two-ply closed-cell foam, you don’t need any air to blow it up (thank goodness, right?). It also comes with a tether rope so you don’t float off into the abyss, plus velcro straps to roll it up when it needs to be stored.

If you have a lake house, boat, pool or take frequent trips to the beach, this is the perfect floatie to add to your list of toys.

Originally priced at $799.00, you can get it on Groupon for $449.99. I live in the state of Ohio and the taxes were estimated at $31.49. The product ships for free, so my total at checkout was $481.48 (prices may slightly vary, based on your state’s taxes).

So is that a good deal? I scoured the internet and found a few similar products on Amazon as a comparison:

Rubber Dockie 18×6-Feet Floating Water Pad, $444.59 with free Prime shipping.

This one seems to be identical to the one on Groupon (they use the same photo) and is comparable in cost – so it’s a bit cheaper, actually!

Inflatable Floating Water Walkway* (10 x 6 Feet), $1169.18 with free Prime shipping*Note: you have to blow this one up!

12-Foot Water Pad Party Float, $419.99 + $154.00 shipping

This pink one is only 12 feet long and has a whopping $154 shipping fee (it’s not eligible for Prime shipping rates). Seems a little high, wouldn’t you agree?

This single floating matt (below) is listed for $98.89…seems like a good compromise to me!

WateRaft Mini The World’s Best Water Toy & Raft, Yellow, 3′ x 6′

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