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Genealogy Bargains Saturday August 10, 2019

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Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Saturday, August 10th, 2019

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

DNA Test Kits & Education

  • AncestryDNA: Save 40% during AncestryDNA Summer Sale! “Find your next great adventure with AncestryDNA®. Take a DNA test, discover your origins, and get ready to plan your next trip.” Regularly $99, now just $59! Sale valid through August 26th. VIEW DETAILS

Share your story for a chance to win a dream vacation to where your ancestors once lived! Let your DNA take you on the adventure of a lifetime. You could win a trip to where your ancestors once lived and connect with your heritage, your history…maybe even new family! Your next great adventure awaits! 

Share your story for a chance to win a dream vacation to where your ancestors once lived! Let your DNA take you on the adventure of a lifetime. You could win a trip to where your ancestors once lived and connect with your heritage, your history…maybe even new family! Your next great adventure awaits! Contest ends August 20th! Click HERE to enter.

  • AncestryDNA UK: Save 25% on AncestryDNA UK during the AncestryDNA Summer Sale!  Regularly £79, now just £59! Sale valid through Wednesday, August 14th. VIEW DETAILS

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."

  • FamilyTreeDNA: Save 20% or more on Family Finder DNA test kit and more at FamilyTreeDNA!  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, now just $59! VIEW DETAILS
    • Y-37 Test *: Tests 37 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $169, now just $129! Save $40! VIEW DETAILS
    • Big Y-700 Test *: Big Y-700, intended for expert users, is our most advanced Y-DNA test. It analyzes ~100k SNPs and up to 700 short tandem repeats (STRs). Regularly $649, now just $499! Save $150! VIEW DETAILS
    • 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, now just $149! Save $50! VIEW DETAILS
    • Family Finder + Y-37 Test Bundle*: Male-specific bundle includes Family Finder plus our Y-chromosome test that analyzes 37 markers.  Regularly $248, now just $178! Save $70! VIEW DETAILS
    • 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, now just $198! Save $80! VIEW DETAILS
    • 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, now just $387! Save $159! VIEW DETAILS

* 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

NEW! MyHeritage DNA: Save during the MyHeritage DNA Summer Sale! Get MyHeritage DNA Ancestry-Only test kit for just $59! This is the same autosomal DNA test kit as AncestryDNA and other major DNA vendors! BONUS! Get FREE SHIPPING when you purchase two (2) or more MyHeritage DNA Ancestry-Only test kits!

  • MyHeritage DNA: Save during the MyHeritage DNA Summer Sale! Get MyHeritage DNA Ancestry-Only test kit for just $59! This is the same autosomal DNA test kit as AncestryDNA and other major DNA vendors! BONUS! Get FREE SHIPPING when you purchase two (2) or more MyHeritage DNA Ancestry-Only test kits! Sale valid through August 12th. VIEW DETAILS



  • MyHeritage DNA UK: Save on MyHeritage DNA! Regularly £75, now just £59 PLUS get free shipping when you purchase 2+ kits! VIEW DETAILS



  • MyHeritage DNA Australia: Save on MyHeritage DNA! Now just $59 PLUS get free shipping when you purchase 2+ kits! VIEW DETAILS
  • Amazon: FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime Members on DNA test kits including 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA – VIEW DETAILS

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Books for Family Historians

Save up to 50% on The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide: How to Find Your Ancestors in Archived Newspapers by James M Beidler - VIEW DETAILS

Save 35% on The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine T. Bettinger! In this updated 2nd edition, "Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available to genealogists. This plain-English guide, newly revised and expanded, is a one-stop resource on genetic genealogy for family historians. Inside, you’ll learn what DNA tests are available, with up-to-date pros and cons of the major testing companies (including AncestryDNA) and advice on choosing the right test to answer your specific questions. For those who've already taken DNA tests, this guide will demystify and explain how to interpret DNA test results, including how to understand ethnicity estimates and haplogroup designations, navigate suggested cousin matches, and use third-party tools like GEDmatch to further analyze data." Regularly $29.99, pre-order now for delivery on July 30th and you pay just $19.36!

  • Amazon: Save 29% on The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine T. Bettinger! In this updated 2nd edition, “Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available to genealogists. This plain-English guide, newly revised and expanded, is a one-stop resource on genetic genealogy for family historians. Inside, you’ll learn what DNA tests are available, with up-to-date pros and cons of the major testing companies (including AncestryDNA) and advice on choosing the right test to answer your specific questions. For those who’ve already taken DNA tests, this guide will demystify and explain how to interpret DNA test results, including how to understand ethnicity estimates and haplogroup designations, navigate suggested cousin matches, and use third-party tools like GEDmatch to further analyze data.” Regularly $29.99, order now and you pay just $21.36! VIEW DETAILS

The DNA Guide for Adoptees: How to use genealogy and genetics to uncover your roots, connect with your biological family, and better understand your medical history by Brianne Kirkpatrick and Shannon Combs-Bennett.

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Educational Webinars and Online Courses

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

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Genealogy Subscription Websites

British Newspaper Archive: Save 30% on British Newspaper Archive during the BNA Summer Sale! "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 300 years of history." Use promo code BNASUMMER30 at checkout to get your savings! 

  • British Newspaper Archive: Save 30% on British Newspaper Archive during the BNA Summer Sale! “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 300 years of history.” Use promo code BNA30SUMMER at checkout to get your savings! Sale valid through August 18th.  VIEW DETAILS

Having trouble finding success with your genealogy research? Ready to make the leap to MyHeritage? Here's a way to try MyHeritage Complete for FREE and also save 50%!

  • MyHeritage: FREE 14-Day Trial with MyHeritage COMPLETE and Save 50!  When was the last time you took MyHeritage for a test drive? If you haven’t checked in lately, you may not realize how MyHeritage can help you make advances on your DNA, genealogy, and family history research.

It’s never been easier to explore your family history!

    • Build your family tree online and discover your family’s past: Start your family tree by entering information about the relatives you know
    • Research your family with our collection of historical records: Search 9.6 billion historical records to learn more about the people in your tree
    • Grow your tree through automatic matches to other family trees: Uncover more of your family’s story with our automatic search technology

BONUS: once your 14-day FREE Trial is over, you’ll receive an offer for 50% OFF your first year of MyHeritage Complete! Click HERE to get started!

Save 37% and get access to over 300+ years and 319 million pages of historical newspapers for genealogy research at Newspapers.com

  • Newspapers.com: Right now, Newspapers.com has an amazing offer if you use historical newspapers as part of your genealogy research!  Get the Publishers Extra version of Newspapers.com for a six-month period for just $74.90!  The regular price is $119.40 and this is a savings of 37% off that price  – VIEW DETAILS

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Photo Organization and Preservation

Legacybox: Save up to 72% on Video, Film, and Photo Digitizing Services at Legacybox! Right now you can purchase a $75 certificate to use for digitizing a variety of home movies, videos and more for just $25! The $250 certificate is just $69!

Save 50% on 8GB Picture Keeper during Amazon Prime Day Sale

Amazon: Save 58% Picture Keeper 8GB USB Photo Backup! Worried about backing up all those scanned images? No worries with the Picture Keeper system which actually scans and FINDS your photos!

  • EASE OF USE – Once the software is installed – Just click “Start Backup,” and relax as it does the work for you!
  • ON-THE-GO – Anywhere, anytime. No internet required, bring it on your next remote island vacation!
  • WORKS ON MOST COMPUTERS – MAC and PC Compatible with Free Software included!
  • USE ON MULTIPLE COMPUTERS – Software knows where each backup left off. Once one Picture Keeper fills up, just plug in the second one and it continues where the other left off!
  • PEACE OF MIND – Set backup reminders to keep all of your memories safe and secure

Also available in 4GB, 16GB, and 32GB sizes. Regularly $59.99, now just $29.99 plus save an extra $5 with special coupon – final price is $24.99! VIEW DETAILS

Get the best price on the Jumbl 22MP All-In-1 Film & Slide Scanner and finally get your family photos, slides and home movies scanned and preserved!

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Genealogy Software and Technology

Save 15% on all items at Evidentia plus FREE SHIPPING! Get the latest deals at Genealogy Bargains today, Tuesday, February 27, 2018

  • Evidentia: Save 15% on ALL items at Evidentia! “Evidentia not only solves the problems facing the genealogy community, but also simplifies the process of analyzing evidence and creating proof arguments while still following the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS).” There is also a FREE 14-day trial available! If you haven’t checked out this amazing software, you really it owe to yourself and your genealogy research to do so! Regularly $29.99, you pay just $25.49. You must use HIDEFGEN at checkout! Offer good on all books and guides as well!  – VIEW DETAILS

90% off iDrive automatic online backup - just $6.95 USD for 2TB of storage!

  • iDrive: 90% off iDrive automatic online backup! Regularly $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! VIEW DETAILS

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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!

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