Special One-Day Sales on DNA Test Kits and DNA Resources during National DNA Day 2018
UPDATED as of 11:00 am CDT, Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
While some of our predictions on National DNA Day 2018 sales were off (click HERE to read our forecast), there are some surprises and lots of TODAY ONLY specials. Below is a “quick list” with direct links and then more details on each deal follows below.
- FREE! DNA Buying Guide – download your copy HERE!
- TODAY ONLY! 23andMe: Upload your AncestryDNA data and get 4 FREE REPORTS! – CLICK HERE
- LAST DAY! 23andMe: Save 30% on all DNA tests at 23andMe – CLICK HERE
- TODAY ONLY! Amazon: 81% off DNA Q and A: Real Questions from Real People about Genetic Genealogy e-book – CLICK HERE
- Amazon: Save 40% on 23 Best Tips for DNA Testing and Family History – CLICK HERE
- AncestryDNA: Save 40% on AncestryDNA – just $59 USD! – CLICK HERE
- AncestryDNA Canada: Save 30% on AncestryDNA – just $89 CAD – CLICK HERE
- AncestryDNA UK: Save 25% on AncestryDNA – just £59! – CLICK HERE
- Family ChartMasters: FREE SHIPPING with code FREESHIP – CLICK HERE
- Family Tree DNA: Family Finder just $49 USD and save up to 40% on other DNA test kits – CLICK HERE
- Family Tree Magazine: 50% off DNA cheat sheets, books, videos, and other resources PLUS free downloads! – CLICK HERE
- Family Tree Magazine: Save 78% on Genetic Genealogy MEGA Collection – CLICK HERE
- Genealogy Gems: FREE SHIPPING on Genetics for the Genealogist guides – use promo code THOMASDNA – CLICK HERE
- Hack Genealogy: 50% Off All DNA Boot Camp Digital Downloads – CLICK HERE
- TODAY ONLY! Legacy Tree Genealogists: Save $50 on DNA Discovery Plan – use code DNA50 – CLICK HERE
- Living DNA: HUGE SALE! Save 50% on Living DNA – only $79 USD! – CLICK HERE
- LAST DAY! MyHeritage DNA: HUGE SALE on MyHeritage DNA – only $69 USD! – CLICK HERE
Current DNA Sales Now Available for National DNA Day
FREE DOWNLOAD – DNA Buying Guide by Thomas MacEntee – If you are planning on purchasing a DNA test kit for yourself, as a gift, several tests for family members, or have a specific testing need, DNA Buying Guide provides you with the best strategy as you navigate all the different sales offers on DNA test kits and related genetic genealogy products.
With this handy guide, you’ll get answers to the following questions:
- Which DNA test kit should you purchase? Should you buy now or wait for an upcoming sale?
- Which DNA testing companies are the best? Is there a difference?
- What type of DNA test should you purchase?
- What are your DNA research goals?
- Which is the best DNA test kit to purchase?
DNA Buying Guide also covers Other Factors in Choosing a DNA Test Kit and provides a Resource List with over 100 tools and sites get the most out of your DNA testing experience. Click HERE to download for FREE!
TODAY ONLY! Upload your AncestryDNA data and get 4 FREE REPORTS – via 23andMe – “We’re celebrating DNA Day by inviting Ancestry.com customers to upload their genetic data and receive 4 free reports.”
This offer is PRETTY AMAZING since 23andMe has NEVER BEFORE allowed the import of DNA test data from other DNA testing companies! The reports include:
- Muscle Composition: Find out if your genetic muscle composition is common in elite athletes.
- Sleep Movement: Restless sleeper? Genetic factors influence how often you move your arms and legs while sleeping.
- Saturated Fat & Weight: Genetic factors help explain why some people weigh more than others when their diets are high in saturated fat.
- Ancestry Composition with DNA Family!: Discover your genetic connection to the world and get to know 23andMe customers who share your DNA using DNA Family.
UPDATE: Many users are reporting slowness on the 23andMe site which is understandable. Also, you will NOT get the reports automatically – the FAQ states that it may take up to 24 hours to receive the reports!
If you don’t know how to download your AncestryDNA data, click HERE to access A Guide to Downloading and Uploading Your DNA Test Data (PDF).
Valid TODAY ONLY, Wednesday, April 25th! Click HERE to access this amazing deal! Via 23andMe
ENDS TODAY! Save 30% on all DNA tests at 23andMe! There is a HUGE SALE going on at 23andMe for National DNA Day! We didn’t even see prices this low during Black Friday 2017 so this is pretty amazing! The Ancestry Service test kit (autosomal DNA test, compare to AncestryDNA), regularly $99 USD, is now just $69 USD! The Ancestry Service + Health test kit, which also provides health information based on DNA, regularly $199 USD, is now just $139 USD! Sale valid through April 25th. Offer open to US and Canada residents. Click HERE to shop – via 23andMe.
FREE SHIPPING via Amazon!
Want to save money and get 23andMe at the same National DNA Day Sale prices PLUS FREE One-Day Shipping? If you have an Amazon Prime membership, click HERE and order your test through Amazon!
Save 40% on 23 Best Tips for DNA Testing and Family History by Mary Eberle, JD. Release in November 2017, there is a huge price drop at Amazon PLUS this ebook is now available in PDF format at the same discount!
“DNA testing for family history is becoming wildly popular. Television advertisements, talk shows, books, and even Facebook are filled with stories of big family discoveries using DNA. Once you decide to get your DNA tested, you will likely have many questions. 23 Best Tips for DNA Testing and Family History answers many of these questions and more. The various tips were selected after listening to hundreds of people’s questions during live workshops and webinars. The 23 tips for DNA testing are split into sections on autosomal DNA, X-DNA, Y-DNA, mitochondrial DNA, and additional tips. There’s even a bonus tip at the end!”
TODAY ONLY! 81% off DNA Q and A: Real Questions from Real People about Genetic Genealogy e-book at Amazon! “Genetic genealogy generates compelling questions as people around the world attempt to understand haplogroups, ethnicity, and genetic matches. DNA Q&A has curated actual questions from real people who’ve sought to better understand DNA via the Family History Fanatics YouTube channel, eConferences, and live presentations. Is your question, or something similar, in the book? Find out the answer to it and more!”
Regularly $9.99 USD print version, get the Amazon Kindle version for just $0.99 USD! This offer is valid TODAY ONLY, Wednesday, April 25th! Click HERE to shop – via Amazon
Don’t have a Kindle? Did you know that Amazon provides a FREE Kindle App that you can install on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or most any smart device? Click HERE to download the app . . . and don’t worry, the app is “responsive” which means it will know which version you need!
Save 40% at AncestryDNA: Get AncestryDNA for just $59 USD*! “For National DNA Day (April 25th), celebrate how the discoveries through Ancestry can unlock more meaningful travel experiences. AncestryDNA can estimate your origins more than 350 regions around the world. From discovering your ethnicity to connecting with distant relatives, Ancestry is the best way to uncover the people, places, and stories in your unique heritage. With Ancestry, your next travel adventure can be more than a destination. It can be a more authentic experience that connects you to the places your ancestors called home.” Regularly $99 USD, you pay just $59 USD! Sale valid through Sunday, April 29th. Click HERE to shop – via AncestryDNA
IMPORTANT! ANCESTRY MEMBERS and PREVIOUS ANCESTRY DNA CUSTOMERS: Current Ancestry members who are logged in, and who have already done a DNA test with Ancestry will see the price appear as $79 USD! Here is the workaround: click on the banner ad that appears at the top of the page – you should see the $59 USD price! Click HERE then wait for the $59 USD banner ad to appear to get the $59 USD sale price!
Save 30% on AncestryDNA Canada – just $89 CAD! “AncestryDNA will reveal your unique DNA story, connecting you with ethnic regions around the world. Let your DNA show you the way! SAVE 30% this DNA Day and discover your history.” Regularly $129 CAD, now just $89 CAD! Sale valid through Monday, April 30th. Click HERE to shop – via AncestryDNA Canada
Save 25% on AncestryDNA UK – just £59! “AncestryDNA will reveal your unique DNA story, connecting you with ethnic regions around the world. SAVE 25% this DNA Day and discover your history.” Regularly £79, now just £59! Sale valid through Thursday, April 26th. Click HERE to shop – via AncestryDNA UK
FREE SHIPPING at Family ChartMasters on DNA Ethnicity Charts and more! “A beautiful new way to display the results of a genetic family history test has been created for the millions of people who are getting to know their ancestors through DNA testing. Family ChartMasters, the genealogy chart printing leader for over 15 years, has designed a new DNA ethnicity chart to help family history enthusiasts show off their genetic heritage.”
Once you have your Ancestry DNA results, click HERE to access the data input form at Family ChartMasters. Enter your name, select the template and the type of output (paper, canvas or even PDF for download) and then start entering your DNA results. You can even add a photo of yourself. Once you are finished, preview the chart and then make your purchase! Pricing starts at just $19.95.
Remember to use code FREESHIP at checkout to claim your free shipping savings! Sale valid through Monday, April 30th – Click HERE to shop – via Family ChartMasters
Family Tree DNA
Family Finder just $49 USD and save up to 40% on other DNA test kits at Family Tree DNA! Family Tree DNA is holding an AMAZING National DNA Day Sale with some SWEET prices on DNA test kits and bundles!
“Save up to 40% on our top selling DNA tests during our DNA Day Sale. See yourself through your DNA and bring your unique family history into focus.”
Regularly $79, now just $49 USD! Sale valid through Saturday, April 28th. Click HERE to shop – via Family Tree DNA
DNA Test Kit Bundles On Sale!
There are even more savings when you bundle the Family Finder DNA test with other DNA test kits at Family Tree DNA:
- mtFull Sequence: Examines all regions of mtDNA, identifying your maternal haplogroup and migration path. Regularly $199, now just $146! Save $50!
- Y-37 Test *: Tests 37 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $169, now just $139! Save $30! Click HERE
- Y-67 Test *: Tests 67 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $269, now just $209! Save $59! Click HERE
- Y111 Test *: Tests 111 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $359, now just $289! Save $70! Click HERE
- Big Y-500 Test *: Tests 500 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $799, now just $649! Save $150!
- Family Finder + Y-37 Test Bundle*: Our Family Finder + Y-37 bundle allows you to explore your deep paternal ancestry and migrations. Regularly $248, now just $179! Save $69!
- Family Finder + Y-67 Test Bundle*: Allows you to explore your deep paternal ancestry and migrations and all that Family Finder has to offer. Regularly $347, now just $249! Save $98!
- Family Finder + mtFull Sequence Test Bundle: Allows you to explore your deep maternal ancestry and migrations and all that Family Finder has to offer. Regularly $278, now just $189! Save $89!
- Family Finder + Y-67 + mtFull Sequence Test Bundle*: Provides a view into your paternal/maternal ancestry and all that Family Finder has to offer. Regularly $546, now just $398! Save $148
* Denotes male specific tests
Sale valid through April 28th. Click HERE to start shopping – via Family Tree DNA
Family Tree Magazine
50% off DNA cheat sheets, books, videos, and other resources at Family Tree Magazine!* Happy National DNA Day! National DNA Day commemorates the discovery of the double helix structure in 1953 and the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. To celebrate, Family Tree is offering exclusive deals for today only!
Today Only! Get these savings at Family Tree Magazine
- Featured DNA collections with HUGE savings!
- 50% off DNA cheat sheets, books, videos, and other resources
- $20 off Genetic Genealogy 101 Online Course registration fees
- Free with Every Purchase: The DNA Q&A Session Recording from Our Spring Virtual Conference
- Free U.S. Standard Shipping on orders over $50
This offer is valid TODAY ONLY, Wednesday, April 25th. Click HERE to shop – via Family Tree Magazine
*No coupon code necessary. Prices are all as marked. Sale ends April 25, 2018, at 11:59 pm MT. Sale valid on Genetic Genealogy category only. Sale excludes kits, bundles, subscriptions, third-party products, 2018 Fall Virtual Conference, and live courses. Not valid with other offers. Other exclusions may apply.
Save 78% on Genetic Genealogy MEGA Collection at Family Tree Magazine! ”Your DNA results are a fantastic tool in your genealogy research. In fact, genetic genealogy can be the key to breaking down pesky brick walls and find new branches of your family tree. Get the most out of your DNA results and discover how to dig deeper into your family history with the resources in this huge collection. You’ll get everything from a breakdown of the types of tests offered to how to use your results to find living relatives and common ancestors. And with a whopping 78% discount, you’ll discover a plethora of tools and techniques for understanding and analyzing your results, from GEDMatch and Evernote to triangulation and new ways to view your own tree, to solve family mysteries and break down brick walls.
Best of all, the Genetic Genealogy MEGA Collection features digital products you can download right away while you’re waiting for your book to arrive in the mail; you get instant access to everything!” This MEGA Collection includes:
- The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy (paperback)
- Using DNA to Solve Family Mysteries (video download)
- Genetic Genealogy Cheat Sheet (digital download)
- Jump into GEDMatch (video download)
- DNA Triangulation: What It Is and How to Use It (video download)
- Genetic Genealogy: Tools to Analyze DNA Results (video download)
- Using Evernote to Track Your DNA Data (video download)
- Dealing with Your DNA Matches (video download)
- Genetic Mismatch: DNA Conflicts in Your Family Tree (video download)
- Genetic Genealogy and Y-Chromosomal Testing (video download)
- Using DNAGEDcom (video download)
- Which Test is Best? (video download)
Regularly over $459.88 USD, now just $99 USD! Valid through April 30th or while supplies last. Click HERE to shop – via Family Tree Magazine
FREE SHIPPING on Genetics for the Genealogist guides from Genealogy Gems! “DNA testing is an incredible tool for genealogists. But with several different types of tests and testing companies, hundreds of matches, and lots of technical jargon, it can be challenging to make sense of it all. Your DNA Guide Diahan Southard has written these DNA Quick Guides to help you pick the right test, understand your results, and take the next steps with your matches.”
Two brand new guides including:
- Breaking Down Brick Walls with DNA: This guide is for you if you want to learn about chromosome browsers, working with known and unknown relatives, and how to find a family tree for those DNA matches that don’t have a tree! Priced at $8.95 USD.
- MyHeritage DNA: If you’ve tested at MyHeritage DNA, this guide will help you explore all of their features like estimated relationships, integrated genealogy tools including the SmartMatchesTM, the Chromosome Browser, and their ethnicity report. Priced at $8.95 USD.
Also BIG SAVINGS on DNA Guide Bundles! The DNA Super Bundle with ALL 10 GUIDES, regularly $89.50 USD, now just $64.95 USD – you save 27%!
You must use promo code THOMASDNA at checkout to get FREE SHIPPING. Sale valid through April 30th. Click HERE to shop – via Genealogy Gems.
Save 50% on All DNA Boot Camp digital downloads at Hack Genealogy! Each year, National DNA Day on April 25th, celebrates the announcement in 1952 of the discovery of DNA. Now in its 15th year, National DNA Day has become a day to raise awareness about DNA testing and education. To celebrate, all DNA Boot Camp Digital Downloads with DNA expert Mary Eberle, JD produced by Hack Genealogy are ON SALE! Save 50% off the regular price of $25.99 USD . . . you pay just $12.99 USD each! Use promo code DNADAY18 at checkout to claim your savings! Titles include:
- Getting Started with DNA and Genealogy
- Additional DNA Tools and Concepts
- Using Y-DNA, Mitochondrial DNA, and X-DNA for Genealogy Research
- Interpreting Your AncestryDNA Results
- Interpreting Your FTDNA and 23andMe Results
- Solving Family Mysteries with DNA
- Finding Birth Families Using DNA
Each digital download consists of two 90-minute recorded webinars, with Q&A periods, PLUS extensive handouts.
Legacy Tree Genealogists
TODAY ONLY! Save $50 on DNA Discovery Plan at Legacy Tree Genealogists! “I’ve taken a DNA test…now what? Let’s face it. DNA testing can be confusing. DNA testing for ancestry is increasing in popularity because of the incredible discoveries that DNA enables us to uncover. But if you have questions about genetic genealogy, you’re not alone–and we want to help! The genetic genealogists at Legacy Tree can analyze your DNA results and help you understand how to effectively use these results in your family history.
If you’ve already taken a DNA test, our expert genetic genealogists will analyze your test results and provide a written explanation of results, including recommendations for additional testing/research to meet your goal(s). If you have not yet taken a DNA test, the DNA Discovery Project may be used to create a DNA testing plan, outlining whom you should test and why in order to achieve your specific research goal(s). Results are delivered digitally, and take approximately 2-3 weeks to complete.”
Remember to use code DNA50. Sale valid through 6:00 pm MDT, Wednesday, April 25th – Click HERE to shop – via Legacy Tree Genealogists
Save an Additional 20% on Living DNA – only $79 USD! The National DNA Day Sales are starting with Living DNA the first of the Big 5 DNA testing companies to announce a HUGE SALE! Living DNA is the world’s most advanced DNA test, offering twice the detail of other ancestry tests.
- Twice the detail of other ancestry tests: We give you your DNA mix across 80 world regions, including 21 in Britain and Ireland. You can also explore peer reviewed details of the areas of the world your ancestors are from.
- 3-in-1 ancestry test: Our test not only covers your family line ancestry, but unlike other tests we also include your motherline, and your fatherline ancestry if you are male.
- View your ancestry through history: We put your ancestry into context showing your breakdown today (going back up to 10 generations), and also the spread of your ancestors at different points in history, showing how we are all connected.
- Your ancestry results updated for free: As science and our systems evolve, your results will be updated to provide on-going details about your ancestry.
Regularly $159 USD, now just $79 USD! Sale valid through April 26th, 12:00 pm GMT. Click HERE to shop – via Living DNA
LAST DAY! MyHeritage DNA – just $69 USD! For just $69 USD you can get the popular autosomal DNA test kit similar to AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA and other DNA testing companies. You’ll have access to more ethnicities than any other major vendor PLUS received your results much faster than other companies. Note: you must purchase two (2) or more MyHeritage DNA test kits for this special price!
Sale valid through April 25th. Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! Via MyHeritage DNA
FREE SHIPPING on MyHeritage DNA at Amazon!
Want to avoid the shipping charges on MyHeritage DNA? If you have an Amazon Prime membership (click HERE for more info), then you get 2-day FREE SHIPPING when you make your purchase via Amazon!
Regularly $99 USD, now just $69 USD! Click HERE to shop – via Amazon!
National DNA Day 2018 Sales run through April 30th
Many of the sales offered by DNA testing companies and other vendors actually run through Monday, April 30th. Also don’t be surprised if certain vendors whose deals expire TODAY (namely 23andMe and MyHeritage), extend the sales for a few extra day. Keep checking back at DNA Bargains for the latest information!
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