This Year’s Black Friday DNA Sales

By Ashlee Peck

MyHeritage DNA

MyHeritage is offering their DNA test for $49.00 through November 23, and with coupon code Free18 you can have it shipped for free. Even better? You can purchase an annual membership for 50% off though November 25. The company began offering a chromosome browser as an analysis tool in the spring of 2018. For those of you who like tho s to relatedness, this is the test for you. You can read more about what sets MyHeritage apart in our Comparing the 5 Major DNA Tests series.



Through November 21, AncestryDNA is on sale for $59 per kit. If you purchase two or more kits, you also get free shipping. For an extra $10, you can try out the new add-on, AncestryDNA Traits, which lets customers compare 18 physical traits with their matches.


Buy two or more 23andMe Ancestry kits and you’ll pay $49/kit through November 22. Currently, the Health + Ancestry kits are not being offered at a lower price. People love that this site is full of large colorful graphics and explanations. For anyone who is not comfortable with genetic genealogy these sections help them grasp the concepts easier, and quicker.

Family Tree DNA

Family Tree DNA is offering big discounts on almost all of their tests, with their standard Family Finder test marked down to $49. One benefit to FTDNA is once you submit your DNA to the company they hold the sample for you. This means if you want to take a new test or an upgraded one, they will run the sample they have kept for you. You can read more about testing with Family Tree DNA here.


LivingDNA is currently offering their test kits for $69 each, plus free shipping. For an additional $69,  you can purchase a book of all your results, with detailed explanations of the autosomal, mitochondrial, and Y-chromosome DNA results. As a UK based company, they drill deep into the different parts of the British Isles, making this a great test for those looking to further understand their British heritage.