By: Carolyn Fitchard
If there’s one thing you should know about AncestryDNA kits, it’s that they frequently go on sale. But how often does it happen, and how much can you expect to save? Pretty often and a lot, as it turns out! Check out Groupon Coupons’ guide on when to buy AncestryDNA to score the cheapest price.
The regular price for an AncestryDNA kit is $99. For an extra $20 you can add on AncestryDNA Traits, which gives you access to 25+ personality traits, such as hair color, earlobe type, and unibrows (a sign of good luck in some cultures!).
AncestryDNA kits tend to go on sale during major holidays like Christmas and Mother’s Day—usually to the tune of 40% off—as well as during annual events like Prime Day (it was $50 off during Prime Day 2020). Ancestry’s St. Parick’s Day sale was in full bloom at the time of this article’s publication, and the AncestryDNA kit was marked down to $59. Sales usually start about two weeks before the holiday. Here are a few sale dates to keep watch for:
If you know you want access to Ancestry's billions of records, you can usually save on a subscription when you bundle it with an AncestryDNA kit. During the Ancestry St. Patrick’s Day Sale, for instance, you could get AncestryDNA Traits plus a 3-month World Explorer subscription for $70 (regularly $178).
Prime members can save $9.99 in shipping costs by buying their AncestryDNA kit on Amazon, where it qualifies for free two-day shipping. Not a Prime member? Sign up here!
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