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- DNA kits are a cool way to learn about your heritage, family tree, or even your health, and many of the most popular ones are deeply discounted on Cyber Monday.
- The best deal overall is the 23andMe kit, now $99 (originally $199). The kit is 50% off and provides data on both your ancestry and genetic history.
- If you’re looking for other amazing deals, we rounded up all of the best Cyber Monday deals, Amazon Cyber Monday deals, and Target Cyber Monday deals.
- To potentially save more this Cyber Monday, visit Business Insider Coupons and for discounts across the web.
Updated 11/30/19 at 3:30 pm ET
On Cyber Monday, you’ll find deals and discounts on everything from fashion and tech to mattresses and home goods. But if you’re interested in spending your money on education – specifically about yourself and your family – then a DNA kit is the best way to do so.
No two kits are exactly the same, so keep reading to learn what each brand offers for one that suits you best. DNA kits also make for great gifts if you’d like to give the gift of knowledge this holiday season.
If you’re looking for gift ideas, check out our ultimate guide to holiday gifts in 2019. And if you’re looking for other amazing deals, check out the best Cyber Monday deals, Amazon Cyber Monday deals, and Target Cyber Monday deals.
The 4 best deals on DNA kits:
- 23andMe, $99 (Originally $199) [You save $100]
- AncestryDNA, $49 (Originally $99) [You save $50]
- MyHeritage DNA, $39 (Originally $75) [You save $36]
- FamilyTreeDNA, $49 (Originally $79) [You save $30]
What makes these deals great:
Each kit we selected is deeply discounted for Cyber Monday and has many positive reviews on Amazon.
With that said, you shouldn’t automatically opt for the most-heavily discounted or least expensive kit available, unless you already know it’s the right one for you. Each DNA kit serves a different purpose in learning more about yourself or your family, so we outlined the key features of each one below.
Learn more about each DNA kit:
$99.99 (Originally $199) [You save $99.01]
The 23andMe kit is one of the most in-depth at-home DNA tests you can take. Not only will it break down your ancestry, but it will also help reveal your genetic health predisposition for diseases like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s or carrier traits for diseases like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell. It can also report on sleep patterns, level of lactose intolerance, and more. If you’re only interested in learning your ancestry you can buy the genetics-only kit for $20 off.
$59 (Originally $99) [You save $40]
With more than 1 billion family connections, AncestryDNA is the best-selling DNA test you can buy. The service helps you discover the people and places that made you who you are by tapping into more than 1,000 regions across the world, which is more than any other DNA kit on the market.
$39 (Originally $75) [You save $36]
MyHeritage DNA is one of the easiest DNA tests to complete. Unlike other tests that require several vials of saliva, this test can be completed in two minutes with a simple cheek swab. With a huge database of DNA matches, the test pulls data from 42 regions. Once your results are in the system, you’ll be able to learn about your ancestry and potential family members you’ve never met.
$59 (Originally $79) [You save $20]
FamilyTreeDNA offers an in-depth genetic analysis of your genetic makeup by regions as well as your lineage over time. It’s also is one of the best tests for finding and connecting with distant relatives as the company’s Family Matching System pairs other users with similar genetic makeup, so if you’re looking for a long lost sibling, you might find them here.
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