Genealogy Bargains for Saturday, December 1, 2018

Today is Data Backup Day - how secure is your genealogy research? Save on ways to protect your family history and get more deals at Genealogy Bargains for Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Saturday, December 1st, 2018

UPDATED 7:00 am CST, Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Happy December! As we start the official Holiday Sales period and spring towards Christmas, watch for new deals on DNA test kits, genealogy books and webinars and more!

What’s New Today at Genealogy Bargains?

  • NEW! Legacy Family Tree: Save 15% on Legacy Family Tree Webinars annual membership – LINK

Data Backup Day!

Today is Data Backup Day with a focus on protecting your computer data - this includes genealogy databases, scanned photos as well as DNA research data!

Today, December 1st is Data Backup Day which occurs the 1st of each month! It is a good time to review your genealogy data backup plan (you have one, right?) and make sure everything is working properly and up-to-date. Here are some deals to help you ensure that your data is protected!

Save 50% and More on External Hard Drives, USB Flash Drives, and Backup on Data Backup Day! Is your genealogy and family history data FULLY PROTECTED? Are you using the 3-2-1 Backup Plan that I’ve discussed so often? (click HERE for details). Do risk losing years worth of research – get your backup supplies and do it NOW!!

Data Backup Solutions at Amazon

Amazon has the BEST SELECTION of external hard drives (both portable and desktop), USB flash drives, scanners and more.

   

   

 

FREE SHIPPING on Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner!

Flip-Pal: Save $25 and get FREE SHIPPING* with Flip-Pal Genealogy Value Pack! 

Flip-Pal: Save $25 and get FREE SHIPPING* with Flip-Pal Holiday Value Pack! *Free 3-5 day shipping via USPS within continental US only. Other shipping options are available. Offer expires December 31, 2018

Save 90% on iDrive Automatic Backup

 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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Genealogy Bargains Categories

Here is a quick directory of deals available at Genealogy Bargains (click each link to jump to that location):

Directory of Vendors

Here is a quick directory of vendors offering special promotions during the holidays (click each link to visit the main website for that vendor):

DNA Test Kits

CYBER WEEK SALE at MyHeritage DNA! Get MyHeritage DNA for just $49 USD and FREE SHIPPING - check out DNA Bargains for details!

Each of the Big 5 vendors (23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA) are still offering major savings during the holiday season compared to normal prices. Some are also offering free shipping and other incentives.

  • 23andMe: Take 30% off + FREE gift wrapping during the 23andMe Holiday Sale at 23andMe. 23andMe for Ancestry, regularly $99 USD, now just $69 USD. 23andMe DNA for Health + Ancestry, regularly $199 USD, now just $139 USD. Sale valid through Tuesday, December 25th.
  • Amazon: FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime Members on DNA test kits including 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA.

   

  

  • AncestryDNA Australia: Christmas Sale at AncestryDNA Australiajust $89 AUD! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th
  • AncestryDNA Canada: AncestryDNA Canada – just $89 CDN during AncestryDNA Christmas Sale! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.
  • Family Tree DNAFamily Finder only $49 USD during Family Tree DNA Holiday Sale! Huge discounts on Y-DNA, mtDNA and bundles too! Sale valid through Monday, December 31st.
  • Findmypast DNA: Findmypast DNA priced at $89 USD,
    $99 CAD, £79, €89 and $129 AUD during Findmypast DNA Holiday Sale! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.
  • Living DNA: Save up to 30% during Living DNA Christmas Sale! Regularly $99 USD, now just $79 USD. Purchase 2 or more kits for $69 USD each! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.
  • MyHeritage: MyHeritage DNA just $49 USD during MyHeritage DNA Cyber Week Sale. Plus FREE SHIPPING when you purchase 2 or more kits! Sale valid through Sunday, December 2nd.
  • Vitagene: Save up to 40% on Health Reports during Vitagene Holiday Sale.  Use your DNA test data from 23andMe, AncestryDNA and MyHeritage DNA! Click HERE to read my recent review! Health Report for diet, fitness & supplementation. Regularly $49 USD, now just $29 USD.

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Books for Family Historians

Family Tree Magazine: Save 78% on Ultimate Scottish Collection! "If you're one of the many descendants of the 1.5 million Scots who immigrated to the Americas, this collection is for you! This collection is jam-packed with NINE resources to help you trace your Scottish ancestry. You'll learn about Scottish first and last names, locations and historical events, the types of records you can expect to find, where to find and how to use kirk session records, the best ways to identify Scottish ancestors in America, and much more!" Regularly $356.91 USD, you pay just $79.99 USD!

  • Amazon: Save 90% on The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger. “See what genetic testing for ancestry can do for you. This ebook discusses how to use DNA testing in genealogy, from selecting the best test to interpreting your DNA test results and branching out your genealogical family tree.”

  • Family Tree Magazine: Save 78% on Ultimate Scottish Genealogy Collection! “If you’re one of the many descendants of the 1.5 million Scots who immigrated to the Americas, this collection is for you! This collection is jam-packed with NINE resources to help you trace your Scottish ancestry. You’ll learn about Scottish first and last names, locations and historical events, the types of records you can expect to find, where to find and how to use kirk session records, the best ways to identify Scottish ancestors in America, and much more!” Regularly $356.91 USD, you pay just $79.99 USD!

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Educational Webinars and Online Courses

Save 15% on Legacy Family Tree Webinars annual subscription with promo code THOMAS15

NEW! Legacy Family Tree: Save 15% on Legacy Family Tree Webinars annual membership with promo code THOMAS15. All live webinars are free and their recordings are free to watch for the first seven (7) days. But with a subscription to FamilyTreeWebinars.com you get these additional benefits:

  • Access to 1) all the existing 819 classes in the library (1,065 hours of quality genealogy education), 2) plus the webinars that will be added during the 2018 season, 3) plus any additional bonus subscribers-only webinars – all available for the duration of your membership
  • Access to all 3,532 pages of instructors’ handouts plus the new handouts of the 2018 season
  • Chat logs from the live webinars
  • Additional 5% off anything at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Additional members-only BONUS webinars
  • Playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Save 15% on an Annual Membership: Regularly $49.95, pay just $42.46 when you use promo code thomas15 at checkout.

Visit https://www.genealogybargains.com/lftwebinars for more information.

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Genealogy Subscription Websites

Ancestry: Save 20% on Gift Memberships during the Holiday Sale. Valid through Monday, December 24th

  • Fold3: Save 40% on Fold3 Annual Membership – regularly $79.95 USD, now just $47.95 USD.  “Get access to everything on Fold3, including many military records you won’t find elsewhere online.” Sale valid through Sunday, December 2nd.

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Genealogy Software and Technology

Save 67% with the RootsMagic Holiday Special - a bundle regularly priced at $90 USD is now just $30 USD! Get the details at Genealogy Bargains today!

   

   

  • Amazon Devices: Save up to 50% on Amazon Echo, Dot and other Amazon devices!

  • RootsMagic: Save 67% with RootsMagic Special Holiday Offer“Are you looking for a gift that will really bring the family together? Then give the gift of computer software that unites families. And, as a RootsMagic customer, we’ve made it even easier for you by offering an amazing bundle including RootsMagic 7, Personal Historian 3, Getting the Most Out of RootsMagic 7, and Personal Historian: The Companion Guide (a $90 value) for as low as $30!

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Give the Gift of Family History

While this might be up to debate, we love to give family history gifts this time of year as well as receive them! So check out the products below for quick and easy gifts you can give to any member of the family!

Save 47% on Klikel Family Tree Display at Amazon! - If you are looking for a way to use your genealogy research and digitized family photos here is a great idea . . . a metallic family tree display from Klikel. While there are many other companies making similar products, the Klikel line are the BEST in terms of construction, durability, and design. My recommendation is to get the Klikel Family Tree Frame Display with 10 Hanging Picture Photo Frames priced at just $39.99 USD!

  • Amazon: Save 47% on Klikel Family Tree Display with 10 Hanging Picture Photo Frames – a great holiday gift! Regularly $76.15 USD, now just $39.99 USD! HURRY these always sell out fast!

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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.