Genealogy Bargains for Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

UPDATED 6:00 am CST, Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

There are STILL plenty of deals in mid-December on DNA test kits, genealogy books and webinars and more! Watch for shipping incentives this week including upgrades to expedited shipping so gifts arrive in time for Christmas.

Today’s New Genealogy Bargains

  • NEW! Amazon: Save 75% on Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s GuideLINK
  • NEW! Family Locket: Save 40% on Research Like a Pro E-Course! Regularly $125 USD, now just $75 USDLINK

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

AncestryDNA just $59 USD during AncestryDNA Holiday Sale. BONUS! Buy 3 get 1 FREE! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.

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.

  • AncestryDNA:  AncestryDNA just $59 USD during AncestryDNA Holiday Sale. BONUS! Buy 3 get 1 FREE! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.

Save an extra 5% on orders UNDER $100 USD and an extra 10% on orders OVER $100 USD at Family Tree DNA with these special promo codes from DNA Bargains!

BONUS! Purchase 3 AncestryDNA test kits and get the 4th one FREE! This brings the price down to just $44.45 USD for each test kit! Discount automatically applied at checkout. Sale valid through Monday, December 24th. – LINK

  • 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! Purchase 2 or more AncestryDNA kits and get FREE SHIPPING! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th
  • AncestryDNA Canada: AncestryDNA Canada – just $89 CDN during AncestryDNA Christmas Sale! Purchase 2 or more AncestryDNA kits and get FREE SHIPPING! Sale valid through Monday, December 24th.
  • AncestryDNA UK: Save 20% during AncestryDNA Christmas Sale! Purchase 2 or more AncestryDNA kits and get FREE SHIPPING! 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.

Special discounts and savings at Family Tree DNA with these special promo codes at DNA Bargains!

BONUS: Celebrate the Season savings continue! $10 USD off orders $50 USD or more – use promo code JOLLY10 and $15 USD off orders $150 USD or more – use promo code JOLLY15LINK

  • 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.

Existing AncestryDNA customers qualify for FREE SHIPPING when you purchase 3 or more AncestryDNA test kits!

BONUS SAVINGS! Get FREE SHIPPING on MyHeritage DNA when you use promo code DRPHIL at checkout now through Tuesday, December 25th,  2018! – LINK

  • 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: Get Them While You Still Can Sale on best-selling DNA, genealogy and family history items with savings of 50% and more! Includes Google Earth for Genealogy Series DVD, Evernote Moleskin Notebook, and more!

  • NEW! Family Tree Magazine: Get Them While You Still Can Sale on best-selling DNA, genealogy and family history items with savings of 50% and more! Includes Google Earth for Genealogy Series DVD, Evernote Moleskin Notebook, and more! – LINK
  • NEW! Amazon: Save 75% on Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide! “Are you stuck in your genealogical research? Wondering how to make progress on your brick wall problems? Discover the process that a professional genealogist uses to solve difficult cases. Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide shares a step-by-step method using real world examples, easily understood by any level of genealogist; written for the researcher ready to take their skills to the next level.” Regularly $19.99 print version, now just $4.99 USD for the Amazon Kindle version!

  • Family Tree Magazine: Save 71% on Your Ultimate Genealogy Bookshelf –  “Whether you’re a newbie looking to dive into your family history for the first time or a seasoned researcher looking for new and better ways to dig deeper into your ancestry, this collection will help you manage every facet of your research. With TWELVE best-selling books, this collection will fill out your genealogy bookshelf and take your research to new heights.” Regularly $313.34 USD, now just $89.99 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.”

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Educational Webinars and Online Courses

Legacy Family Tree: FREE WEBINAR That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors, presented by Michael L. Strauss, AG, Wednesday, December 19th, 1:00 pm Central - “The end of the nineteenth century witnessed the transformation of the United States from a developing nation into a global power. Discover your ancestors that served in the war with Spain along with records of the Boxer Rebellion (1900) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) in which United States troops participation on land and sea. This lecture focuses on the many records at the National Archives and other research facilities covering all three military conflicts.”

  • Legacy Family Tree: FREE WEBINAR That Splendid Little War: Researching Your Spanish American War Ancestors, presented by Michael L. Strauss, AG, Wednesday, December 19th, 1:00 pm Central – “The end of the nineteenth century witnessed the transformation of the United States from a developing nation into a global power. Discover your ancestors that served in the war with Spain along with records of the Boxer Rebellion (1900) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) in which United States troops participation on land and sea. This lecture focuses on the many records at the National Archives and other research facilities covering all three military conflicts.” Click HERE to register for FREE via Legacy Family Tree Webinars
  • NEW! Family Locket: Save 40% on Research Like a Pro E-Course! Regularly $125 USD, now just $75 USDLINK
  • RootsTech: Save $100 USD on RootsTech 2019 All Access Pass during RootsTech Holiday Special – use promo code 19HOLIDAY – offer valid through Sunday, December 23rd!

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Genealogy Subscription Websites

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

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Genealogy Research Services

Legacy Tree Genealogists: Take $100 off our popular Basic 20-Hour Research Project with code SAVE100! Sale valid through December 21st

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Photo Organization and Preservation

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
  • Amazon: Magnasonic All-in-One High Resolution 22MP Film Scanner just $79.99 USD!  “Effortlessly convert your 126KPK, 135,110, Super 8 and Negatives into premium high resolution 22MP digital photo JPEG files. Still images only, not video. Relive and share your memories in no time with only the push of a button.”

  • iDrive: 90% off iDrive automatic online backup! Regularly $69.50 USD per year, you get the first year of 2TB cloud storage for just $6.95 USD! 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!

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Genealogy Software and Technology

Save up to 65% on Dragon Naturally Speaking software, 30% on kidsHeritage books and ore savings at the Genealogy Bargains list for Sunday, November 26, 2017

  • Amazon:  Save 70% on Dragon Naturally Speaking software! Amazon has an AMAZING deal on this voice to text software! I use Dragon everyday and not just because of the arthritis in my hands . . . it is often more convenient just to speak commands into the computer when I am working on genealogy. I couldn’t get half as much research and work done if I didn’t have Dragon Naturally Speaking. I love how it recognizes my voice and “builds” a vocabulary of words and terms that I frequently use. Plus, I draft all my books with Dragon using Microsoft Word . . . I can state commands like “Next line” or “semicolon” and it knows what I mean! Save 70% and don’t miss this sale! Regular price is $99.99 USD, now pay just $29.99 USD! Click HERE to save – via Amazon
  • 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!

Family ChartMasters: Save 20% on ALL Gift Certificates with promo code HOLIDAY18!  These gift cards arrive instantly in your email with all the instructions on how to create a chart so they are great for gifting! $25 USD gift certificate, now just $20 USD! $50 USD gift certificate, now just $40 USD!

  • Family ChartMasters: Save 20% on ALL Gift Certificates with promo code HOLIDAY18!  These gift cards arrive instantly in your email with all the instructions on how to create a chart so they are great for gifting! $25 USD gift certificate, now just $20 USD! $50 USD gift certificate, now just $40 USD! – LINK

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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.