Updated January 4, 2021 – removed Sticky.
FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Sale ends tomorrow. 23andMe still offering 20% discount if you order 2+ kits in a single order; the first kit is regular price. AncestryDNA has the $1 offer for 3 month World subscription if you order the basic or Health test; kits are regular priced as the sale ended yesterday. It appears and disappears on a regular basis. Double checked all prices and made adjustments as needed. Note Dante Labs is offering a $340 discount price for both of its kits if you use Promo Code RESOLUTION2021 – no word on when it ends.
The major DNA Sales going on now: 1) LivingDNA sale 30% off with free shipping for 3+ kits in a single order – https://livingdna.com/ basic kit sale price $69, other kits available no word on when it ends. 2) MyHeritage if you order the MyHeritage Basic kit offer https://myheritage.com/kit/ sale $59.00 (still available as of January 2, 2021, regular price $199.00 for the package); 3) FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/ – Sale prices – see below under FamilyTree DNA; sale ends tomorrow.
TeloYears offers 2 COVID-19 tests for sale – they are only available for bulk orders right now. We currently offer COVID-19 rRT-PCR testing by shipping collection kits in bulk to qualifying organizations such as clinics/physician practices, city and state governments, hospitals, nursing homes, employers, and health plans. A discount if you buy both together. Helix offers a COVID-19 test. Vitagene offers a COVID-19 test if you qualify. However, you will need to meet the requirements to qualify for the test which aren’t easy. Sequencing.com offers a free Coronavirus Health Assessment and a paid $34/use COVID-19 Severe Outcomes Genetic Analysis. FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) offers a CCR5 test for $39; if you have the mutations, you are a lot less likely to get COVID-19; it’s not a guarantee.
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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.
Update to the last post: Current DNA Sales December 31, 2020. WeGene is supposed to start selling $99.00 DNA kits. I check every few days since at some point I expect to see them offering this price. So far, they haven’t started selling them for $99.00.
Monthly DNA company list for January 2021 – Current 2021 DNA Companies January 1, 2021. 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/ regular price $99**; buy 2 or more kits in a single order 20% off the second and additional kits; https://www.amazon.com/23andMe-Ancestry-Personal-Genetic-Service/dp/B01LZ5K87Z/ – regular price $99.00 – currently available as of January 2, 2021; Ancestry+Health regular price $199.00 (use 23andMe website link above); https://www.amazon.com/23andMe-DNA-Test-Ancestry-collection/dp/B01G7PYQTM/ – Ancestry + Health regular price $199, but can vary every couple of days so check Amazon); 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/ – sale price $59 ends January 2, 2021; regular price $99.00 for first kit (basic AncestryDNA test – still valid as of January 2, 2021). On Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Ethnicity-Test/dp/B00TRLVKW0/ (Basic AncestryDNA test) – regular price $99.00 – currently available as of January 2, 2021; (Ancestry Health – (Not Available in NY, NJ, RI, or Guam) – https://www.ancestry.com/health regular price $179.00, depending on which kit you go with, appears to be slightly different from Ancestry+Traits as it’s a bit more expensive; Amazon AncestryDNA + Traits, https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Testing-Ethnicity-Traits/dp/B07J1FZQBC – currently available as of January 2, 2021, 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 $179.00 on Amazon. 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. If you previously submitted a regular AncestryDNA kit, the upgrade to Health Core is regular price $99.00. The reason to activate immediately is in case someone used a stolen credit card to buy the kit before putting it on EBay or Amazon. Upgrade if you previously tested with the basic AncestryDNA test is $69, regular upgrade price $119.
Dante Labs – Whole Genome Sequencing: https://us.dantelabs.com/products/whole-genome-sequencing regular price $599 (2 week processing) – choose between 2 week turnaround or 8 week turnaround (2 week turnaround is more expensive); Whole GenomeZ – Whole Genome Sequencing for Advanced Diagnostics (130X + 30X)) – https://us.dantelabs.com/collections/our-tests/products/whole-genomez sale price $849 for 8 week option, regular price $999.00 (8 week option), regular price $1,499.00 (2 week option). Whole Genome Sequencing Test a $340 discount for both kits (use Promo Code RESOLUTION 2021). No end date listed; still valid as of January 2, 2021.
DNAFit: https://www.dnafit.com/us//index.asp. Sale price available – Buy 1 for 35% off or 2+ for 45% off; Ends tomorrow.
FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/ – sale price $59.00 – ends tomorrow; regular price $79.00 – Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Family-Tree-DNA-Genetic-Ancestry/dp/B01NAQ1UCWB01NAQ1UCW Amazon – currently unavailable, but usually reappears within a day or two; regular price $79.00. FTDNA offers mtDNA and Y-DNA testing. Prices as of January 2, 2021. CCR5 test available for $39 – may help determine if you are at a lower risk for getting COVID-19.
Upgrade prices, including sale prices for non-upgrades – https://learn.familytreedna.com/general/price-chart/
|Test||Regular Price||Sale Price|
|Upgrade||Regular Price||Sale Price|
|Y-12 to Y-37||$79||$59|
|Y-12 to Y-67||$149||$139|
|Y-12 to Y-111||$199||$149|
|Y-25 to Y-37||$49||$39|
|Y-25 to Y-67||$119||$109|
|Y-25 to Y-111||$189||$139|
|Y-37 to Y-67||$89||$69|
|Y-37 to Y-111||$139||$119|
|Y-67 to Y-111||$89||$79|
|Y-12 to Big Y-700*||$399||$359|
|Y-25 to Big Y-700*||$389||$349|
|Y-37 to Big Y-700*||$339||$319|
|Y-67 to Big Y-700*||$279||$259|
|Y-111 to Big Y-700*||$239||$229|
|Big Y-500 to Big Y-700||$209||$189|
|mtDNA (HVR1) to mtFull Sequence||$119||$79|
|mtDNA Plus to mtFull Sequence||$119||$79|
*Does not include the Big Y BAM file product; can be ordered for an additional cost.
Y-DNA Prices starting at $119.00
mtDNA Price. regular price $159.00
FindMyPastDNA (they use LivingDNA kits): https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/ – sale price $89, although prices on LivingDNA vary, now showing Sale prices up to 30% off as of January 2, 2021 (free shipping if you order 3+ kits in a single order, $69 sale price for basic kit, regular price $99) – https://livingdna.com/; LivingDNA kits on Amazon – two kits may or may not be available: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z6277D5/ – currently unavailable as of January 2, 2021 – usually comes back in a reasonable time frame; https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07331MTY4/ – Amazon – currently unavailable as of January 2, 2021 – usually comes back in a reasonable time frame. They accept free limited transfers from other DNA testing companies. The prices are only available at LivingDNA. Check LivingDNA as the prices change sometimes too often for me to keep up.
Full Genomes Corporation: https://www.fullgenomes.com/ $15 Individual SNPs. Other options available.
Helix – https://www.helix.com/collections/all/ some tests maybe 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). However, Helix sometimes does limited sales so check any test you are considering to see if it’s on sale. They offer a COVID-19 test, but see requirements https://www.helix.com/pages/covid19-efforts for receiving it; tends to be limited to large orders from medical providers or similar agencies.
MyHeritageDNA – https://www.myheritage.com/dna – regular price $79.00; https://myheritage.com/kit/ sale $59.00 (still available as of January 2, 2021, regular price for the package $199.00); https://www.amazon.com/MyHeritage-DNA-Test-Kit-Ethnicity/dp/B072SY5JHQ/ (still valid as of January 2, 2021) currently available regular price $79.00 with free shipping; Health https://www.myheritage.com/health sale price $99.00, regular price $199.00 – not showing on website unless you previously ordered a Health kit; price on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/GENI-MH-Dna-Test-Kit/dp/B074DWG7HF, (currently unavailable as of January 2, 2021; regular price $199.00 with free shipping). GroupOn (for MyHeritageDNA Basic kit only, not the Health add-on): https://www.groupon.com/deals/myheritage-11-26 $65.00 sale price – available as of January 2, 2021. 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.
Sequencing: https://sequencing.com/apps/app-market; https://sequencing.com/membership/get-genome-sequenced-offer price varies (same as the LivingDNA starter kit for some tests). 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). Better off ordering the kit on Amazon from the LivingDNA link above as you don’t need a 3-month subscription and get free shipping unless you want the extra reports provided by Sequencing.com.
You can take a free Coronavirus Health Assessment and a paid $34/use COVID-19 Severe Outcomes Genetic Analysis.
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 January 2, 2021 although sale items vary from time to time). see prices on link as they change them too frequently to keep up. Not available on Amazon. Also offer 2 COVID-19 related tests. They are only available for bulk orders right now.
Vitagene: https://vitagene.com regular price $99 (sale up to 30% off on some tests still going January 2, 2021). 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). If you qualify, you can order a COVID-19 test from Vitagene.
Current sales: https://vitagene.com/shop/products-include-dna-test-kits/
Health Reports for diet, fitness, supplementation + Ancestry + free 15 minute nutritional phone consultation. Regular price $99. Believe this is the same report available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Vitagene-DNA-Test-Kit-Ancestry/dp/B01NCISWQT sale price $59.00 (price can vary from day to day) – coupon may be available, regular price $99.00 (available as of January 2, 2021, 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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