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, 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 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! Click HERE to sign up now and click HERE for more info – via iDrive.
Genealogy Bargains Categories
- DNA Test Kits
- Books for Family Historians
- Educational Webinars and Online Courses
- Genealogy Subscription Websites
- Genealogy Software and Technology
- Give the Gift of Family History
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):
- AncestryDNA Australia
- AncestryDNA Canada
- AncestryDNA UK
- AncestryDNA US
- Family Tree DNA
- Family Tree Magazine
- Findmypast DNA
- Flip-Pal mobile scanner
- Hack Genealogy
- Living DNA
- MyHeritage DNA
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: AncestryDNA just $59 USD during AncestryDNA Holiday Sale. Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.
- AncestryDNA Australia: Christmas Sale at AncestryDNA Australia – just $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.
- AncestryDNA UK: Save 20% during AncestryDNA Christmas Sale! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.
- Family Tree DNA: Family 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.
- Helix: Save 50% on National Geographic DNA Test Kit: Geno 2.0 Next Generation via Amazon!
- 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.
- 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.”
- Amazon: Save up to 50% on The Family Tree Toolkit by Kenyatta Berry!
- 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!
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.
- Ancestry: Save 20% on Ancestry 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.
- Newspapers.com: Save $20 on a Newspapers.com 6-month subscription! Regularly $74.90 USD, now just $54.90 USD. Sale valid through Sunday, December 2nd.
- Amazon: Save BIG on Data Storage Deals at Amazon!
- 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!”
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!
- 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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