Giveaways and Deals

New Ancestry Discovery Pack Offers DNA + Records for Half Off - Family in Old Photo

Ancestry.com has announced that it is offering a new, steeply discounted product for Family History Month that combines their popular DNA test with traditional research options. The Discovery Pack, which is only available through Oct 21st, provides Ancestry users without a current subscription unlimited access to all U.S. genealogy records plus an Ancestry DNA test kit for 50% off.

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Ancestry 4th of July Sale

​This deal from Ancestry.com has ended. You can find their regular prices and start an Ancestry 14 day free trial here instead. Ancestry.com is offering 40% off all of its subscriptions for the 4th of July  - a very uncommon discount from the leader in genealogy research. The sale ends at 11:59 PM ET on July 4th, 2018 and is only for those without a current subscription. Please know that we have partnered with Ancestry to bring you information...

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Ancestry DNA Sales for Father's Day 2018

Looking for sales on DNA test kits for Father's Day? Or maybe you're just looking to score the best deal for yourself? Either way, you've come to the right place. We've rounded up all of the 2018 offers to help you take advantage of the low prices and give Dad the gift of his genetic past.

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Genetic Test Kits Drop to Their Lowest Prices of the Year for DNA Day 2018

April 25th marks National DNA Day, which celebrates the discovery of the double helix in 1953 and the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. The National Human Genome Research Institute explains that "The goal of National DNA Day is to offer students, teachers and the public an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the latest advances in genomic research and explore how those advances might impact their lives."

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80 Million Irish (and UK) Genealogy Records are Free This Weekend Only

Ancestry.com has decided to make their entire Irish Heritage collection completely free this weekend - no-cost access will end on Monday. If you have Irish (or UK) ancestors (or are trying to discover if you do) and don't have a current subscription to their site then this is a great chance to get some research done.

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Several Top DNA Tests are On Sale for Saint Patrick's Day Here's the Breakdown

If you've been waiting to take a DNA test for ancestry until a great deal comes along, now may be the time. Whether you plan to test only yourself, or want to grab a few kits for family members, you'll find low prices at every major testing company right now. We've listed all of the current offers below so that you can easily compare. Some of these deals have an unknown end date and others expire this...

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The genealogy research site Fold3 is currently offering a whopping 40% off their annual membership fees to celebrate their 8th anniversary. That brings the price of a 1 year membership down to $47.95 from the normal $79.95 fee. This price is good through Jan 31st. A subscription to Fold3's military records and other resources can be a nice complement to other memberships you might already have--especially if you're researching ancestors that served. More about Fold3: Fold3 provides convenient access to...

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Ancestry.com is offering totally free access to millions of records in their "Favorite Collections of 2013" now through Dec 29th. The free collections include those spanning four centuries and three continents--including 22 collections from the US and 19 from Europe. I was especially excited to see that they included some of their largest collections, such as the UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 which contains almost 24 million records, as well as some more obscure selections, such as the U.S.,...

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General Daniel Sickles at the the Gettysburg Reunion (the Great Reunion) of July 1913, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

This giveaway has ended. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter and to Findmypast.com for donating the generous prize! Check out the many unique resources they offer. The randomly chosen winner, with comment #17, is Terry! Terry says "I am so excited about your site. It’s absolutely awesome. It will be such a great help to so many people. I have liked you on Facebook. Thank you so very, very much for the opportunity to win...

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