Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales November 9, 2019

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If you are interested in a specific company, scroll down to it and see its current price. The biggest change has been MyHeritageDNA ending the sale on its Health test and they extended the regular DNA test for a few more days. I believe they will bring back a sale close to Black Friday/Cyber Monday.

Biggest change is MyHeritageDNA raised its sale price from $49 to $59 as they switched from their Halloween Sale to One Week Sale, ending tomorrow. They will probably have one or more sales later in the month.

This month and next month, most of the companies below will offer sales. When the sales begin and end will vary. Generally, there will be a Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale sometime this month, and usually a Year-End Sale that will run in December 2019. This is an update to my earlier post this morning – DNA Sales November 2019 Have Started as several other DNA companies have joined the sale.

Making it Sticky for now as it includes the major DNA companies (23andMe, AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), FindMyPastDNA, LivingDNA, MyHeritageDNA, Geno 2.0 Next until it is no longer available, Helix, and a few others, but will include some other DNA companies that are not considered major genealogical DNA companies), most of which aren’t having sales right now. Will replace when a new sale shows up. Monthly DNA price list for October – Current November 2019 DNA Prices November 1, 2019. That will cover many of the lesser known DNA companies. Amazon often has great deals for some of the DNA companies around Black Friday/Cyber Monday.

As always, check prices before you order! You can also check EBay and Amazon in case you find a lower price there, but make sure it’s for the same company and test. Some of the companies show an end date for their sale prices, but many don’t. Amazon loves to raise and lower prices on DNA tests on a somewhat regular basis, usually every few days for some of the major companies, bit less often for other companies. For EBay and Amazon purchases, always activate the test as soon as you get it to avoid problems.

23andMe: Ancestry (ethnicity) only kit, sale price $79, regular price $99** sale  price $79, regular price $99.00; Ancestry + Health, sale price $99.00 regular price $199.00** –  – regular price $199, but can vary every couple of days so check Amazon). VIP Health + Ancestry sale price $399, regular price $499 (2 kits included) – not seeing it on Amazon. Sale ends December 2, 2019.

AncestryDNA: – sale ends November 27, 2019 sale price $59 (+ $10 if you add Traits), regular price $99 (basic AncestryDNA test); (Ancestry Health) regular price $149 – appears to be slightly different from Ancestry+Traits as it’s $30 more; Amazon sale price $59, regular price $99.00; if you want AncestryDNA + Traits,;  regular price $119.00 on Amazon. Check other vendors on Amazon as sometimes they are cheaper than the listed Amazon price in the link.

Dante Labs choose between 2 week turnaround or 8 week turnaround; sale price varies as they now put three tests in the link – no end date listed, regular price varies depending on which test you click.  On Amazon, there are several listings: 1) Dante Labs Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) for Healthcare Professionals, Sequence 20000 Genes, with Personalized Report, with Saliva Collection Kitcheck Amazon; looks like they made some changes currently unavailable price $899.00 as they sometimes temporarily offer great deals on some Dante Labs kits – see Dante Labs Amazon Sale Prices (updated September 4th with additional clarification from Dante Labs) for more details. Whole GenomeZ – Whole Genome Sequencing for Advanced Diagnostics (130X + 30X)) – sale price $899.00, regular price $1,499.00.

FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – sale ends November 28, 2019 Family Finder sale price $59, regular price $79 – Amazon link: regular price $79.00. FTDNA offers mtDNA and Y-DNA testing.

Y-37 $99 sale price, regular price $169
Y-111 $199 sale price, regular price $359
Big Y-700* $399 sale price, regular price $649
*Big Y-700 does not include the raw data file. The option to purchase is available once you get your results.
Big Y-500 to Y-700 upgrade sale price $189, regular price $249
mtDNA sale price $139, regular price $199

FindMyPastDNA (they use LivingDNA kits): price $89 although prices on LivingDNA vary (see chart below) – kits on Amazon, – on Amazon, unavailable as of November 9, 2019, usually comes back, but it’s been unavailable a lot longer than normal on Amazon. They accept free limited transfers from other DNA testing companies. The below prices are only available at LivingDNA.

DNA Starter Kit $49.00 + shipping – not on sale
DNA Ancestry Kit sale price $79 + shipping, regular price $99.00 + shipping
DNA Wellbeing Kit sale price $99 + shipping, regular price $129.00 + shipping
DNA Ancestry and Wellbeing Kit sale price $149 + shipping, regular price $179.00 + shipping

DNA Starter Kit $49.00 + shipping
DNA Testing, Global Ancestry, DNA Matching, Nutrion Report, Fitness Insight
DNA Ancestry Kit $99.00 + shipping
Recent ancestry, Sub-regional ancestry, Your DNA today, Extended ancestry, DNA matching
DNA Wellbeing Kit $129.00 + shipping
Vitamin response, Food metabolism, Nutrition Ideas, Exercise, Recovery, Exercise Ideas
DNA Ancestry and Wellbeing Kit $179.00 + shipping
Combination of the Ancestry Kit and the Wellbeing Kit

Full Genomes Corporation: $15 Individual SNPs.

Geno 2.0 Next Update June 1, 2019 – National Geographic and Helix have stopped offering kits – see National Geographic Geno Project DNA Ending. Temporarily, Amazon still has some kits available – Amazon sale price is $49.95* with free shipping (Amazon price current as of November 9, 2019) – price tends to change every few days.

Helix – some tests on sale, but many aren’t (direct link to Helix list of most DNA tests offered, but it’s not the complete list as some are only listed in other parts of the Helix site); Amazon list of Helix tests doesn’t include all Helix items listed on the Helix site so you may need to search for specific tests or items if you are checking Amazon for something not in the above Amazon link. Rest of Helix DNA tests are regular price and Helix kits are regular price of $80.00 if you need a Helix DNA kit for an individual. However, Helix sometimes does limited sales so check any test you are considering to see if it’s on sale.

MyHeritageDNA Week Sale $59 (sale to end November 10, 2019) – may be free shipping if you order 2+ kits in a single order; $79 regular price; Amazon for $79.00* with $20.00 coupon available (still valid as of  November 9, 2019) with free shipping; Health, regular price $199.00on Amazon –, regular price $199. GroupOn: sale price $48.00 (regular price tends to be $55) temporarily unavailable as of November 9, 2019. MyHeritageDNA accepts free limited transfers from FTDNA as well as from AncestryDNA, LivingDNA, and 23andMe (including v5 chip now). They made some major changes to those who upload raw data transfers after November 30, 2018; it won’t affect you if you uploaded your raw data before December 16, 2018 as they are grandfathering in people who uploaded raw data before December 16, 2018 and they will retain full access. Free limited transfer of raw data from many other DNA companies although if you have a paid MyHeritage subscription, the full upgrade is supposed to be free.

Rite Aid: 23andMe KIT ONLY $28.99 (lab fees are $70 or $170 depending on if you want health reports). Promo Code (online only) – no Promo Code  (Promo Code and discount change on a regular basis). Still available as of November 9, 2019.

TeloYears regular prices for some things, but a limited time sale price for other things (price still valid as of November 9, 2019 although sale items vary from time to time). TeloYears Health regular price $99; TeloYears Health + Ancestry $169 (regular price $199, but seems to be a standard discount as opposed to a sale price). They also do the TribeCode tests. Not available on Amazon.

Vitagene: up to 15% off  (sale still going November 9, 2019)

Current sales:

Health Reports for diet, fitness, and supplementation + Ancestry + free 15 minute nutritional phone consultation. Regular price $99; on sale for $89. Believe this is the same report available on Amazon: (sale price on Amazon is $89.00 with $10 off coupon as of November 9, 2019)- price may or may not be cheaper on Amazon as they love to raise and lower the prices on a regular basis.

About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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