Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales February 16, 2020

Over 1,000 words. If you are interested in a specific company, scroll down to it and see its current price.

Updated February 20. 2020 – removed Sticky as new Sticky post going up shortly.

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.

Sale updates Most sales have ended; FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) $59 Sale only available on Amazon. Sequencing.com still has the $49 kit on sale. Dante Labs has a sale going on; it’s a two-parter – one for everybody and one for those who have a Rare Disease. If you have a Rare Disease as defined by the federal government, the sale is a much better deal, but you will need to let them know which disease it is (not all Rare Disease listings on one of the federal websites are Rare Diseases – check to see if it says Not a rare disease next to it). DNAFit has some sales as well – see link below. AncestryDNA has a sale where the first kit is $99 and additional kits in the same order are $89. I checked each link below this afternoon. Still monitoring daily the sites below, but will only post an update if there are major changes; don’t expect to update any time soon unless a major price increase or decrease happens.

The next major sale will be around DNA Day (April). Some companies may do intermittent sales after their current sales end, between now and DNA Day. Update to the last post Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales February 6, 2020. As of today, WeGene has not started selling $99.00 DNA kits. I check every few days since at some point I expect to see them offering this price.

Monthly DNA price list for February 2020 Current February 2020 DNA Prices February 1, 2020. That will cover many of the lesser known DNA companies or DNA companies that don’t offer sales too often.

23andMe: https://www.23andme.com/ Ancestry (ethnicity) only kit – free shipping through February 14, 2020, regular price $99**  https://www.amazon.com/23andMe-Ancestry-Personal-Genetic-Service/dp/B01LZ5K87Z/ regular price $99.00; Ancestry + Health – https://www.amazon.com  – regular price $199, but can vary every couple of days so check Amazon); on 23andMe – sale price buy 2 or more kits in a single order through February 14, 2020, first kit regular price $199, additional kits 10% off, free shipping. VIP Health + Ancestry regular price $499 (2 kits included, a point missed by those not reading the fine print) – not seeing it on Amazon.

AncestryDNA: https://www.ancestry.com/dna/ –  regular price $99.00 for first kit, but additional kits in the same order are only $89 (basic AncestryDNA test – still valid as of February 16, 2020) – note this can vary from day to day as some days, the offer isn’t offered. $99 regular price on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Ethnicity-Test/dp/B00TRLVKW0/ (Basic AncestryDNA test) , regular price $99; (Ancestry Health – (Not Available in NY, NJ, RI, or Guamhttps://www.ancestry.com/health see link for price, depending on which kit you go with, appears to be slightly different from Ancestry+Traits as it’s $20 more; Amazon AncestryDNA + Traits, https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Testing-Ethnicity-Traits/dp/B07J1FZQBC (cheaper if you do an upgrade from a Basic AncestryDNA test) – regular price $119.00 on Amazon. Ancestry Health Core: https://www.amazon.com/AncestryHealth-CoreTM-Genetic-Ethnicity-Available/dp/B07XGZ8ZYG/(Not Available in NY, NJ, RI, or Guam), regular price $149.00. Check other vendors, but make sure you register the kit as soon as you get it if you go this route, on Amazon as sometimes they are cheaper than the listed Amazon price in the link. The reason to activate immediately is in case someone used a stolen credit card to buy the kit.

Dante LabsWhole Genome Sequencing: https://us.dantelabs.com/products/whole-genome-sequencing (see link as this is Rare Disease month which complicates pricing if you have a Rare Disease; it’s cheaper if you have a Rare Disease – https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/pages/31/faqs-about-rare-diseases – link to alphabetical listing on side tab – it mentions if a disease is not a Rare Disease but is on the list https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/browse-by-first-letter – example

You will need to let them what your Rare Disease is after ordering) see list at bottom for sale pricing $599.00 regular price (8 week processing);  regular price $899 (2 week processing) – choose between 2 week turnaround or 8 week turnaround (2 week turnaround tends to be more expensive); 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 https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Dante+Labs&ref=bl_dp_s_web_0 price varies depending on test ordered price $899.00 as they sometimes temporarily offer great deals on some Dante Labs kits – see Dante Labs Amazon Sale Prices (updated September 4, 2018 with additional clarification from Dante Labs) for more details. Whole GenomeZ – Whole Genome Sequencing for Advanced Diagnostics (130X + 30X)) – https://us.dantelabs.com/collections/our-tests/products/whole-genomez sale price $999.00 (8 week option), regular price $1,499.00. 8 weeks – Rare Disease Sale price $299, 2 weeks Rare Disease $499; 8 weeks Standard – Sale price $99, 2 weeks Standard Sale price $799

DNAFit: https://www.dnafit.com/us//index.asp (regular pricing – see link)

FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)https://www.familytreedna.com/regular price $79.00 Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Family-Tree-DNA-Genetic-Ancestry/dp/B01NAQ1UCW sale price $59.00 (still available as of February 16, 2020),regular price $79.00. FTDNA offers mtDNA and Y-DNA testing.

Y-DNA Prices starting at $119.00
mtDNA Prices starting at $159.00

FindMyPastDNA (they use LivingDNA kits):  https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/sale price $89, although prices on LivingDNA vary, still showing Black Friday Sale prices below as of February 16, 2020 (free shipping if you order 3+ kits in a single order, see chart below for prices) – https://livingdna.com/LivingDNA kits on Amazon – two kits available, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z6277D5/ – sale price $49.00 (the same test as the Sequencing.com LivingDNA kit on sale for $49);  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07331MTY4/ – $79 sale price on Amazon,  as of February 16, 2020. 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: https://www.fullgenomes.com/ $15 Individual SNPs.

Helix – https://www.helix.com/collections/all/ some tests, like Mayo Clinic Gene Guide, are 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 https://www.myheritage.com/dna $79.00 regular price; Amazon for regular price $79.00* (still valid as of  February 16, 2020) with free shipping; Health https://www.myheritage.com/health, regular price $199.00 – on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/GENI-MH-Dna-Test-Kit/dp/B074DWG7HF regular price $199.00 with free shipping. GroupOn (for MyHeritageDNA only, not the Health add-on): https://www.groupon.com/deals/myheritage-11-26 unavailable as of February 16, 2020 – usually comes back at a later date. MyHeritageDNA accepts free limited transfers from FTDNA as well as from AncestryDNA, LivingDNA, and 23andMe (including v5 chip now). Free limited transfer of raw data from many other DNA companies although if you have a paid MyHeritage subscription, the full upgrade is free.

Rite Aid: https://www.riteaid.com/shop/23andme-genetic-personal-service 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 February 16, 2020. Possible Promo Code if you have Rite Aid’s wellness card.

Sequencing: https://sequencing.com/apps/app-market Ongoing sale – https://sequencing.com/membership/get-genome-sequenced-offer sale price $49.00, .regular price $149.00. You need to sign up for 3 months of Silver, Gold, or Platinum membership (annual membership is cheaper, but if you are not sure you want to go that route, monthly membership is available. If you cancel before the third month, you will be charged a penalty).

TeloYears https://www.teloyears.com/home/ regular prices for some things, but a limited time sale price for other things https://www.teloyears.com/home/products.html?uid=09290167Ecrf491i9 (price still valid as of February 16, 2020 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: https://vitagene.com up to 20% off Sale  (sale still going February 16, 2020). Also, check GroupOn – https://www.groupon.com/browse/wichita?lat=37.692&lng=-97.338&query=vitagene+dna&address=Wichita&division=wichita&locale=en_US (switch from Wichita to your location)

Current sales: https://vitagene.com/shop/products-include-dna-test-kits/

Health Reports for diet, fitness, and supplementation + Ancestry + free 15 minute nutritional phone consultation. Regular price $99; on sale for $79. Believe this is the same report available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Vitagene-DNA-Test-Kit-Ancestry/dp/B01NCISWQT sale price $79.00, regular price $99.00 (available as of February 16, 2020, but usually shows back up on Amazon at some point)- price may or may not be cheaper on Amazon as they love to raise and lower the prices on a regular basis.

 

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