Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Check Out These Freebies and Promotions to Get You Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
Right now as we all seem to have our normal routines changing constantly in light of the COVID-10 Pandemic, we seek comfort in different ways. Some of us are looking for food deliveries while others want to settle in for an extended genealogy research binge! Offers will be updated periodically. Check out these offers and why not try something new this week? Offers include:
- Ancestry: FREE ACCESS to Ancestry Library Edition! This means if you have a library card from a participating library AND they have online access, you can get Ancestry at home for FREE! VIEW DETAILS
- Cheesecake Factory: FREE DELIVERY via DoorDash on Orders over $15 PLUS FREE CHEESECAKE! You must use promo code FREESLICE when ordering in order to get your free slice of cheesecake! VIEW DETAILS
- Chipotle: FREE DELIVERY at Chipotle on orders of $10 or more! Valid through March 31st. “To celebrate the delicious news, we’re offering FREE Delivery for Chipotle orders of $10 or more.” VIEW DETAILS
- Denny’s: FREE DELIVERY plus Take $5 Off Orders Over $20! You must use promo code 5OFF20 at checkout! Valid through April 12, 2020. VIEW DETAILS
- JSTOR: FREE ACCESS to Jstor at home! This means if you have a library card from a participating library AND they have online access to JSTOR, you can get JSTOR at home for FREE! VIEW DETAILS
- Kentucky Fried Chicken: FREE DELIVERY on Orders Over $12! Right now through April 26th you can get FREE DELIVERY via KFC, Grubhub and Seamless. VIEW DETAILS
- Legacy Family Tree Webinars: FREE ACCESS to 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon Classes! All marathon classes are available for free for two full weeks (through April 6). VIEW DETAILS
- LibraryThing: “Starting today, LibraryThing is free to all! We’re dropping all membership fees and limits. Since opening in 2005, LibraryThing has charged a fee to catalog more than 200 books—$10 per year, or $25 for a lifetime.” VIEW DETAILS
- MyHeritage: Enjoy Free and Unlimited Access to MyHeritage In Color™! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MyHeritage is providing FREE and unlimited access to MyHeritage In Color™ from March 23 to April 23. VIEW DETAILS
- Panera: FREE DELIVERY on Panera orders over $15! Guests can select from a variety of options the whole family will love — and upon checkout, enter the promo code FREEDELIVERY to have delicious, better-for-you food delivered right to your doorstep. VIEW DETAILS
- Peloton: Get a Peloton App Free Trial for 90 days! You may think that Peloton only sells a high-end exercise bike, but the Peloton App has many different exercise classes including yoga, running, and more! VIEW DETAILS
- ProQuest: Free Access to Over 100 E-Book Publishers! Check with your local public library to see if they have access to the ProQuest Ebook Central program from home. Click HERE to view a PDF list of over 100 publishers. VIEW DETAILS
- SlingTV: “The SLING TV free experience currently includes news from ABC News Live, a 24/7 streaming video news channel for breaking news and live events. In addition, SLING TV offers thousands of movies and shows suitable for kids and families.” VIEW DETAILS
- TripIt: TripIt is making its Pro version (a $49 value) FREE for six months. Just sign up for TripIt between now and March 31st, and you’ll automatically get access to the advanced features of TripIt. VIEW DETAILS
- UberEats: FREE DELIVERY for Local Independent Restaurants! “We’ve waived the Delivery Fee for the more than 100,000 independent restaurants across US & Canada on Uber Eats. We will also launch daily dedicated, targeted marketing campaigns—both in-app and via email—to promote delivery from local restaurants, especially those that are new to the app.” VIEW DETAILS
- Zencastr: Interested in starting your own genealogy podcast? Zencastr is lifting the limits on its basic “Hobbyist” podcasting plan through July 1st, 2020. VIEW DETAILS
FEATURED Genealogy Bargains
- TODAY ONLY! Amazon: FREE EBOOK Preserve Your Family Pictures: How To Save Photo Heirlooms for Future Generations a $9.75 value! – VIEW DETAILS
NEW Genealogy Bargains
- NEW! Amazon: Save 40% on Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020! “With Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, it’s never been easier to make your photos look amazing and turn them into creative keepsakes you’ll treasure forever.” Regularly $99.99, now just $59.99! – VIEW DETAILS
Genealogy Bargains Categories
- DNA Test Kits & Education
- Research Assistance
- Books for Family Historians
- Educational Webinars and Online Courses
- Genealogy Subscription Websites
- Photo Organization and Preservation
- Genealogy Software and Technology
- Give the Gift of Family History
- MyHeritage DNA: Save 50% on MyHeritage DNA Health + Ancestry DNA test kit! “MyHeritage DNA Health+Ancestry gives you all the features of a MyHeritage DNA Ancestry-Only test, and adds a whole new dimension with insights into your genetic risk for developing certain conditions. Explore your ethnic origins, find new relatives, and gain valuable health insights to empower you and your family. MyHeritage DNA is proud to be enhancing the lives of people around the world.” Regularly $199, now just $99! Sale valid through March 31st, 2020. VIEW DETAILS
- DNA Boot Camp: Save 50% on ALL DIGITAL DOWNLOADS! Right now I’m staying at home due to COVID-19/Coronavirus and spending time to review my recent DNA test results. If it has been awhile since you worked with DNA data, maybe it’s time to up your DNA education and get the MOST out of your DNA test results. You can save 50% on ALL DIGITAL DOWNLOADS now through March 31st, 2020! Just use promo code SAVE50 at checkout! Take advantage of this sale to stock up on DNA education covering AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and more!
Save 50% off the regular price of $25.99 USD . . . you pay just $13.00 each! Save even MORE with the DNA Boot Camp Bundle . . . regularly $199, now just $99.50! Use promo code SAVE50 at checkout to claim your savings! 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
- Legacy Tree Genealogists: Genealogy Madness at Legacy Tree Genealogists! Right now through March 31st, 2020, you can schedule a Genealogist-on-Demand™ Virtual Consultation for just $100. And as a bonus, just for scheduling the consultation, you’ll also receive a $100 credit towards a future full-service research project (redeemable through June 30th, 2020). Click HERE to get started on your consultation with Legacy Tree Genealogists!
- Family Tree Magazine: FREE DIGITAL ISSUE of Family Tree Magazine! “In light of recent events, we’re offering a FREE digital copy of our latest issue. Download yours here, and please share with other family history lovers who might need something to pass the time!” DOWNLOAD HERE!
- Legacy Family Tree Webinars: FREE WEBINAR City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks presented by Mike Mansfield, MyHeritage Webinars, Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, 2:00 pm Eastern / 1:00 pm Central / 12:00 pm Mountain / 11:00 am Pacific. “Learn about the fascinating details which may be hiding in your ancestors’ City Directories listings, such as addresses, names of neighbors, professions, and services provided. Advertisements from old City Directories will open the door to a wealth of information about how your ancestors lived.” Click HERE to register for FREE – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars
- Legacy Family Tree Webinars: FREE WEBINAR Using Fold3.com to Your Advantage presented by Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA, Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, 2:00 pm Eastern / 1:00 pm Central / 12:00 pm Mountain / 11:00 am Pacific. “With every subscription service, there are nuances. What is free? What will you have to pay for? How can I best use this tool, efficiently, but effectively? Where are their mistakes? How can I find what I need, even when I cannot seem to find it? Come learn my tricks about Fold3.com.” Click HERE to register for FREE – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars
- Legacy Family Tree: Save 15% on a Legacy Family Tree Webinars Annual Membership! Regularly $49.95, pay just $42.46 when you use promo code thomas15 at checkout – VIEW DETAILS
- Fold3: Save $30* on Annual Subscription at Fold3 during Women’s History Month and get access to military records, city directories and newspapers. Did you know that Fold3 has over 2 million pages (around 100 million names) in its City Directories Collection with records dating back to 1785? Before phone books came into the picture, many cities and towns published directories of their residents. Regularly $79.95, you pay just $49.95! Sale valid through March 31st. VIEW DETAILS
*Offer ends March 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM MT. Offer available for new Fold3 subscribers only and not for renewal of current subscriptions. Billed in one payment of $49.95 for a one-year subscription. Your subscription will automatically renew at list price after the introductory 1-year offer.
- MyHeritage: 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%! – VIEW DETAILS
- Amazon: KODAK Mobile Film Scanner uses your mobile phone to scan slides and film! “Bring your memories back to life with just a smartphone! Love looking at your old films, but tired of messy wires and bulky scanning equipment? Skip the expensive fees and keep things simple with the KODAK Mobile Film Scanner. On the surface, it looks like a cute little box. But put it together, place your smartphone on top, and old photographs become digitized in seconds. Our handy scanner is crafted of heavyweight cardboard, which folds down into a small, compact package for portable ease. A built-in LED backlight illuminates your old 35mm films and slides, while the dedicated KODAK Mobile Film Scanner app lets you control everything on your smartphone screen. Crop, rotate and adjust images, add flattering filters, and share directly to social media for Throwback Thursday and more. It’s time to get moving on your personal media conversion. Choose the easiest, most affordable way to scan and save: Bring home a KODAK Mobile Film Scanner today.” Priced at just $39.95! VIEW DETAILS
- PRICE DROP! Amazon: Save up to 67% on Picture Keeper 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. Right now, the 8GB size, regularly $59.99, now just $24.99! VIEW DETAILS
- iDrive: Save 90% on iDrive 2TB automatic 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
Give the Gift of Family History
- Shutterfly: Save up to 83% on 8″ x 8″ Hardcover 20-page Photo Books at Shutterfly! “Capture all your memories in a custom hard cover photo book with personal photos and a choice of styles, layouts, and captions.” IMPORTANT: You don’t have to create your photo book NOW . . . you have 120 days (4 months) to redeem the voucher at Shutterfly. Regularly $29.99, now just $5 . . . that’s 83% OFF! VIEW DETAILS
- Amazon: Save 50% on Klikel Family Tree Frame Display with 10 Hanging Picture Photo Frames. 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 regularly $76.15, now priced at just $37.99! VIEW DETAILS
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