I realize this is outside my usual blog posting schedule, but thought it was important enough to add it.
I updated the monthly DNA Sales post with the following sales: Current March 2019 DNA Sales – AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), FindMyPastDNA, MyHeritageDNA, Geno 2.0 Next:
AncestryDNA : https://www.ancestry.com/dna/ -sale price $59.00 – ends March 18, 2019, regular price $99.00 – been seeing $89 and $79 sale prices when I check on some days, but those usually only last one (1) day; Amazon https://www.amazon.com/s?field-keywords=ancestry+dna (sale price $59.00 or $69.00, regular price $99.00* or higher as of March 7, 2019, slightly different link as the old one wasn’t showing tests available); if you want AncestryDNA + Traits, https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Testing-Ethnicity-Traits/dp/B07J1FZQBC, sale price $69.00, regular price $109.00.
FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – https://www.familytreedna.com/. FamilyFinder sale price $59.00 (St. Paddy’s Sale), regular price, $79.00
, and $79.00 on Amazon (still valid as of March 7, 2019): https://www.amazon.com/Family-Tree-DNA-Genetic-Ancestry/dp/B01NAQ1UCW?th=1 also was on sale on GroupOn https://www.groupon.com/deals/family-tree-dna-1-1-national – temporarily unavailable March 7, 2019 (or type in DNA for search parameter and your location) on sale for $64 or $65 as the price varies every few days between the two prices with occasional drops below $64 for one or two day sales. Prices current as of March 7, 2019.
FindMyPastDNA (they use LivingDNA kits): https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/ – sale price $89 each as of March 7, 2019 although it’s $99 on LivingDNA; LivingDNA kits on Amazon (available on Amazon as of March 7, 2019), https://www.amazon.com/3-Living-DNA-Ancestry-Test/dp/B07HWVRPNZ/ – available again on Amazon, sale price $94.00, regular price $99.00 + $4.99 shipping.
MyHeritageDNA – https://www.myheritage.com/dna – End of Winter Sale: sale price $69 (through March 10, 2019) free shipping if you order 2+ kits in a single order; $79 regular price; Amazon for $75.00* (still valid as of March 3, 2019) with free shipping and FTDNA‘s Amazon (see above) price may be cheaper so check both places. GroupOn: https://www.groupon.com/deals/n-myheritage-dna-kit MyHeritageDNA accepts free limited transfers from FTDNA as well as from AncestryDNA, LivingDNA, and 23andMe (including v5 chip now).
Not genetic genealogical DNA related, but Geno 2.0 Next is on sale on Amazon for $29.99; sale price tends to come and go on Amazon on a fairly regular basis.
Geno 2.0 Next – On sale (since August 22, 2018, sale price has changed numerous times since August 2018, with no word on when sale ends) at Helix, National Geographic, GroupOn, and Amazon (price varies a bit between the various links below) https://www.helix.com/shop/national-geographic-geno-2-next-generation/ $59.99 **+ another $40.00 if you need a Helix DNA kit as of March 7, 2019 if you need a Helix kit for an individual; regular price tends to run $149.95 or $199.95 which includes the Helix DNA kit cost – No word on when this sale price ends. If you order directly from National Geographic (Nat Geo) – regular sale price $99.95* (regular price varies between $149.95 to $199.00 or sometimes $199.95 on Nat Geo website; if the person has previously tested with Helix for any other DNA test, don’t order from Nat Geo as you are paying for a kit that you don’t need). Amazon sale price is $29.99* with free shipping (Amazon price current as of March 7, 2019; tends to go back to around $99.95 on a regular basis when a sale ends)
and is cheaper if you need a Helix kit for a person due to free shipping that Amazon offers.