Save 50% at 23andMe! Genealogy Bargains for Friday, August 24, 2018 – Abundant Genealogy

Genealogy Bargains for Friday, August 24, 2018

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Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Friday, August 24, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: The Genealogy Bargains post content below contains affiliate links. See disclosure statement below.

Here is our “quick list” of NEW and ONGOING bargains . . . scroll down for details on each deal!

  • 23andMe: Summer Family Reunion Sale – Buy 3 Get 1 FREE plus FREE SHIPPING! – CLICK HERE
  • Amazon: Save 51% on Avery Acid-Free Sheet Protectors – CLICK HERE
  • The British Newspaper Archive: Save 30% on ALL SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES – CLICK HERE
  • Family Tree DNA: Save 20% and more on a variety of DNA test kits, bundles and upgrades – CLICK HERE
  • NEW! Family Tree Magazine: Take 50% Off ALL GENEALOGY VIDEOS – CLICK HERE
  • iDrive: Save 90% on 1st year of 2TB online backup – just $6.95 – CLICK HERE
  • Larsen Digital: Save up to 50% on Photo, Film, Slide Scanning and More! – CLICK HERE
  • Living DNA: Save $10 during Living DNA Summer Sale – just $89! – CLICK HERE
  • MyHeritage DNA: Get MyHeritage DNA for just $59 USD plus FREE SHIPPING! – CLICK HERE

NEW Genealogy Bargains

Save 50% on ALL GENEALOGY VIDEOS this weekend at Family Tree Magazine! "Do you want to take your genealogy research to the next level but you're not sure where to start? Family Tree Genealogy Videos have you covered! With 430+ to choose from on the topics that matter most — from demystifying DNA and preserving vintage photos to mastering Ancestry.com and sorting through immigration records — there's a video to get you on the path to success!" 

NEW! Save 50% on ALL GENEALOGY VIDEOS this weekend at Family Tree Magazine! “Do you want to take your genealogy research to the next level but you’re not sure where to start? Family Tree Genealogy Videos have you covered! With 430+ to choose from on the topics that matter most — from demystifying DNA and preserving vintage photos to mastering Ancestry.com and sorting through immigration records — there’s a video to get you on the path to success!”

Titles include:

  • Cloud Technology: Preservation and Organization
  • Things to Purge and Save
  • 5 Fast Photo Fixes
  • DNA Demystified
  • Which Test is Best?
  • Who’s Got What? Comparing Records at the Giant Genealogy Websites
  • Conquering the Chaos: Organizing Your Genealogy Materials
  • Applying Old Maps to Your Family History

and more! Sale valid through Tuesday, August 28th. Click HERE to start shopping – over 400 videos to choose from and NO PROMO CODE needed! Via Family Tree Magazine

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Save $40 on AncestryDNA Canada during AncestryDNA Summer Sale!  "Dig into your heritage this summer! AncestryDNA has the recipe for new discoveries. Almost 10 million people have learned more about themselves. Are you next? From discovering their ethnicity to connecting with distant relatives, the largest DNA network in the world is helping more people find the singular story in their DNA. Yours is just as unique, revealing traces of your family history—who your ancestors were and where they came from.”

NEW! Save $40 on AncestryDNA Canada during AncestryDNA Summer Sale “Dig into your heritage this summer! AncestryDNA has the recipe for new discoveries. Almost 10 million people have learned more about themselves. Are you next? From discovering their ethnicity to connecting with distant relatives, the largest DNA network in the world is helping more people find the singular story in their DNA. Yours is just as unique, revealing traces of your family history—who your ancestors were and where they came from.”

Regularly $129 CAD, now just $89 USD! Sale valid through Thursday, August 30th! Click HERE to save – via AncestryDNA

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ONGOING Genealogy Bargains

End of Summer / Labor Day Sale at MyHeritage DNA - $59 USD! For just $59 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 receive your results much faster than other companies.

End of Summer / Labor Day Sale at MyHeritage DNA – $59 USD! For just $59 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 receive your results much faster than other companies.

Free Shipping Offer at MyHeritage DNA

Get FREE SHIPPING on MyHeritage DNA when you purchase 2 or more MyHeritage DNA test kits!

BONUS! Get FREE SHIPPING when you order 2 or more MyHeritage DNA test kits! No promo code needed – discount calculated at checkout! Sale valid through Monday, September 3rd. Click HERE to shop and don’t delay! – via MyHeritage

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Save up to 50% on Photo, Film, VHS, Slide Scanning at Larsen Digital! This is an AMAZING SALE and now you can get your family collection of photos, home movies, slides and more preserved in time for the upcoming holiday season! Larsen Digital is one of the premier scanning services in the US and preferred by many genealogists and family historians. 

Save up to 50% on Photo, Film, VHS, Slide Scanning at Larsen Digital! This is an AMAZING SALE and now you can get your family collection of photos, home movies, slides and more preserved in time for the upcoming holiday season! Larsen Digital is one of the premier scanning services in the US and preferred by many genealogists and family historians.

Photo Scanning – Up to 50% Off

Larsen Digital Photo Scanning - Up to 50% Off

  • 300 DPI: 30¢ just 15¢ per photo
    Use promo code GB300
  • 600 DPI: 45¢ just 30¢ per photo
    Use promo code GB600

And don’t forget, this offer also includes FREE color correction! Photo size is limited to 8×10″ or as small as 3×5”. In addition, Photos MUST be removed from albums & frames and be ready to scan.

See Photo Scanning details at https://m.slidescanning.com/genealogy/genealogy-bargains-photo-scanning.htmlSale ends August 31st – don’t delay!

Home Movie Film Scanning – Up to 25% Off

Larsen Digital Home Movie Scanning - Up to 25% Off

Movie Film Transfers 8mm, Super8 & 16mm

  • Standard Def 480×720 21¢, just 16¢ per foot
    Use promo code GBsd
  • High Def 1080×190 was 26¢ per foot, just 20¢ per foot
    Use promo code GBhd

See Movie Film details at https://m.slidescanning.com/genealogy/movie-film-transfers.htmlSale ends August 31st – don’t delay!

Photo Restoration – 20% Off

Do you have a cherished family photo in need of a little TLC? Perhaps it has creases or did an ancestor circle people’s heads and write names next to it? Don’t laugh, that’s what my great-grandmother did to all our family photos as she gold older!

Whatever the cause, the experts at Larsen Digital have an EXCLUSIVE OFFER for readers of Genealogy Bargains: get one photo restoration for just $39.99 USD – this is a 20% savings off the regular price of $49.99 USD.

the experts at Larsen Digital have an EXCLUSIVE OFFER for readers of Genealogy Bargains: get one photo restoration for just $39.99 USD - this is a 20% savings off the regular price of $49.99 USD.

I’ve had photos restored at Larsen Digital and the process is SO EASY! You have two options: 1) Scan the photo at 600 dpi or higher and then complete the PDF order form HERE and send it to Larsen Digital. You pay one flat fee and when your restoration is completed, you’ll receive a link to download the image; or 2) you can mail in the original photo with the completed order form HERE and Larsen Digital will let you know when your restored photo is ready to download.

IMPORTANT: Please mention Genealogy Bargains when inquiring about or submitting your photo restoration project! Click HERE to get started! Sale ends August 31st – don’t delay!

Other Scanning Services – Up to 15% Off

Larsen Digital is one of the premier scanning services in the US and preferred by many genealogists and family historians. In addition to the 20% off Photo Restoration offer above, you can save on the following services

Don’t forget that Larsen Digital can scan and/or digitize practically ANYTHING! Including:

  • VHS/Video Tapes
  • Audio Tapes
  • Audio Reel-to-Reel Tapes
  • Vinyl Records
  • Slides
  • Negatives
  • Different film formats

Remember to use the proper promo code (THOMAS10 or THOMAS15) depending upon the service selected. Click HERE and scroll to the bottom of the screen for more information and to get started! Sale ends August 31st – don’t delay!

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NEW! Save 51% on Avery Acid-Free Sheet Protectors via Amazon! "Need a project organizer that lasts for the long haul? Protect documents, records, photos and more with these durable heavy duty sheet protectors. Each heavy duty sheet protector is constructed from acid-free and archival safe polypropylene and won't lift print, making them great for protecting irreplaceable photos, valuable collector cards and other prized items against dirt, debris and liquid. A helpful Easy Load feature makes loading letter-size sheets into the top of the Avery Heavyweight Sheet Protectors quick and easy, saving you time and boosting your productivity, while a clear binding edge makes a professional presentation for your documents. The heavy duty plastic sheet protectors are perfect for organizing planners, schoolwork, reference manuals and more. You can even use a dry erase marker to jot down notes on your poly sheet protectors. This pack of 100 non-glare heavyweight sheet protectors provides the long-term protection your frequently used documents, reports, recipes or photos need to stay in tip-top condition."

Save 51% on Avery Acid-Free Sheet Protectors via Amazon! “Need a project organizer that lasts for the long haul? Protect documents, records, photos and more with these durable heavy duty sheet protectors. Each heavy duty sheet protector is constructed from acid-free and archival safe polypropylene and won’t lift print, making them great for protecting irreplaceable photos, valuable collector cards and other prized items against dirt, debris and liquid. A helpful Easy Load feature makes loading letter-size sheets into the top of the Avery Heavyweight Sheet Protectors quick and easy, saving you time and boosting your productivity, while a clear binding edge makes a professional presentation for your documents. The heavy duty plastic sheet protectors are perfect for organizing planners, schoolwork, reference manuals and more. You can even use a dry erase marker to jot down notes on your poly sheet protectors. This pack of 100 non-glare heavyweight sheet protectors provides the long-term protection your frequently used documents, reports, recipes or photos need to stay in tip-top condition.”

Regularly $24.49 USD for a 100 count box, you pay just $11.99 USD plus get FREE SHIPPING if you have an Amazon Prime membership! Click HERE to shop – via Amazon

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23andMe Summer Family Reunion Sale with FREE SHIPPING! Buy 3 23andMe DNA test kits, get 1 FREE - don't miss this deal at DNA Bargains!

Summer Family Reunion Sale! Save 25% on ALL 23andMe DNA test kits! If you missed out on the amazing sale prices for 23andMe during their recent Summer Travel Sale, here’s your chance to still get great savings! During the 23andMe Summer Family Reunion Sale, you can get four 23andMe Ancestry DNA test kits for the price of three! That’s a 25% savings on either the 23andMe Ancestry Service test which currently sells for $99 USD or the 23andMe Ancestry Service + Health test, which sells for $199 USD. And did we mention FREE SHIPPING? 

Sale valid through August 30th. Restrictions apply. Click HERE to shop – via 23andMe.

*Note:  Buy three (3) 23andMe kits of the same service at regular price and receive the fourth (4th) kit of the same service for free, includes free standard shipping at checkout. Customers cannot mix and match services. Limit one offer per order. Offer ends August 30, 2018.

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 90% off iDrive automatic online backup: normally $69.50 per year, you get the first year of 2TB cloud storage for just $6.95! Once you've scanned all those family photos, you need to have a data backup right? This is a “set it and forget it” program like Carbonite but much better: you can backup your mobile devices and even Facebook images!

90% off iDrive automatic online backup: normally $69.50 per year, you get the first year of 2TB cloud storage for just $6.95! Once you’ve scanned all those family photos, you need to have a data backup right? This is a “set it and forget it” program like Carbonite but much better: you can backup your mobile devices and even Facebook images! Click HERE to sign up now and click HERE for more info – via iDrive.

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Save 30% on The British Newspaper Archive and discover your family history in over 27 MILLION PAGES of historic newspapers!

Save 30% on The British Newspaper Archive! Get unlimited access to the British Newspaper Archive! There are hundreds of millions of incredible stories just waiting to be found. Get your subscription today to start exploring over 200 years of history. This is the PERFECT way to check out The British Newspaper Archive with over 27 million pages of historic newspapers from the 1700s to the 1950s!

There are three different packages to choose from:

  • 12 Months – Unlimited pages: regularly, £6.67/mo, now just £4.67 /mo
  • 3 Months – Unlimited pages: regularly, £8.64/mo, now just £6.05 /mo
  • Monthly – Unlimited pages: regularly, £12.95/mo, now just £9.07 /mo
Get unlimited access to the British Newspaper Archive! There are hundreds of millions of incredible stories just waiting to be found. Get your subscription today to start exploring over 200 years of history. This is the PERFECT way to check out The British Newspaper Archive with over 27 million pages of historic newspapers from the 1700s to the 1950s! Get unlimited access to the British Newspaper Archive! There are hundreds of millions of incredible stories just waiting to be found. Get your subscription today to start exploring over 200 years of history. This is the PERFECT way to check out The British Newspaper Archive with over 27 million pages of historic newspapers from the 1700s to the 1950s! Get unlimited access to the British Newspaper Archive! There are hundreds of millions of incredible stories just waiting to be found. Get your subscription today to start exploring over 200 years of history. This is the PERFECT way to check out The British Newspaper Archive with over 27 million pages of historic newspapers from the 1700s to the 1950s!

Use promo code AUG18 at at checkout if you do not automatically see the discount! Sale valid through August 25th. Click HERE to get started – via The British Newspaper Archive

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Save $10 on Living DNA - he world's most advanced DNA test, offering twice the detail of other ancestry tests.

Summer Sale at Living DNA – just $89 USD! Living DNA is the world’s most advanced DNA test, offering twice the detail of other ancestry tests. Regularly $99 USD, now just $89 USD. Sale valid through August 31st. Click HERE to shop via Living DNA

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Family Tree DNA's annual Summer Sale is underway - save 20% or more on Family Finder DNA test kit, Y-DNA, mtDna, and test bundles! Get the details at Genealogy Bargains!

Save 20% or more on Family Finder DNA test kit and more at Family Tree DNA!  Family Tree DNA is holding its annual Summer Sale starting today through August 31st. “Celebrate summer with hot savings and discover your unique DNA story. Follow the path of your ancestors and discover your unique DNA story with FamilyTreeDNA’s industry-leading tests.”

  • The Family Finder DNA test kit, similar to the autosomal DNA test kit at 23andMe and AncestryDNA, regularly $79 USD, now just $59 USD!
  • Y-37 Test *: Tests 37 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $169 USD, now just $129 USD! Save $40 USD! Click HERE
  • Big Y-500 Test *: Examines 500 short tandem repeats and 100K SNPs on the Y chromosome. Note: The Big Y-500 includes the Y-111 please do not remove this from your shopping cart. Regularly $649 USD, now just $499 USD! Save $150 USD! Click HERE
  • mt Full Sequence: Examines all regions of mitochondrial DNA, identifies basic haplogroup and migration paths and you get more refined results for genealogical purposes. Regularly $199 USD, now just $149 USD! Save $50 USD! Click HERE
  • Family Finder + Y-37 Test Bundle*: Male-specific bundle includes Family Finder plus our Y-chromosome test that analyzes 37 markers.  Regularly $248 USD, now just $178 USD! Save $70 USD! Click HERE
  • Family Finder + Y-67 Test Bundle*: Male-specific bundle with all the bells and whistles! Family Finder plus our 67 marker Y-DNA test. Regularly $347 USD, now just $317 USD! Save $30 USD! Click HERE
  • Family Finder + mtFull Sequence: Family Finder plus a Full Mitochondrial Sequence – For both males and females, our mtDNA test traces your maternal line. Regularly $278 USD, now just $198 USD! Save $80 USD! Click HERE
  • Family Finder + Y-67 + mtFull Sequence Test Bundle*: This Comprehensive Genome (male-specific) test includes Family Finder, our 67 marker Y-DNA test plus a Full Mitochondrial Sequence, the most comprehensive and highest resolution mtDNA test available. Results identify the ethnic and geographic origins of your paternal and maternal lines.  Regularly $546 USD, now just $456 USD! Save $90 USD! Click HERE

* Denotes male specific tests

And if you’ve already tested with Family Tree DNA and would like to upgrade your test, click HERE to see the various discounts on upgrades.

The Family Tree DNA Summer Sale is valid through August 31st so don’t delay – this is a once a year event! Click HERE to shop – via Family Tree DNA

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.