Father’s Day 2018 Gift Guide – DNA, Genealogy and Family History

Need a last minute gift idea for Father's Day? Check out the special offers for Dad at DNA Bargains including DNA test kits, books and more!

Inspired Fathers’s Day Gift Guide and Gift-Getting Ideas from DNA Bargains!

Updated Wednesday, June 13th, 12:00 pm Central

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th and less than a week away! DNA Bargains has put together its annual Father’s Day Gift Guide with a focus on what Dads who are into genealogy and family history want most! We will keep this list updated throughout the week as new deals pop up and watch out for deals that are expiring soon!

IMPORTANT! To receive a gift for Dad before Sunday, June 17th you may need to pay for expedited shipping. Check out the special prices for Amazon Prime members at the END of this post – the same Father’s Day sale prices but with Same Day or One Day shipping!

Check out these items below and take advantage of special savings coupons and promo codes. Don’t forget to place your order in time for delivery!

AncestryDNA Last Minute Gift Card for Father’s Day!

AncestryDNA has just made it easy to get Dad that perfect Father's Day gift if you've run out of time to meet shipping deadlines!

AncestryDNA has just made it easy to get Dad that perfect Father’s Day gift if you’ve run out of time to meet shipping deadlines! Follow these steps:

  • Click HERE to order AncestryDNA direct from Ancestry or click HERE to order via Amazon.
  • Next, click HERE to access the downloadable PDF Father’s Day cards from AncestryDNA.
  • Fill out the card, print, fold and deliver!

DNA Gifts for Dad

Get a DNA test kit from any of the leading DNA testing companies right now at some of the lowest prices of the year!


Father's Day Sale - Save 30% on all DNA test kits at 23andMe! "What do you share with Dad? This Father’s Day, celebrate your DNA connection with Dad"

Give Dad AncestryDNA for Father’s Day. He’ll discover his ethnic roots—and the origins of his otherworldly abilities. Just $69 USD - get the details at Genealogy Bargains!

Save 30% on DNA test kits

Just $69 USD

Save $30 CAD on Ancestry DNA Canada - "Show Dad the origins of his Awesomeness. Father's Day Savings: $30 CAD off Ancestry DNA Canada!" Save up to 25% on Y-DNA and Family Finder DNA test kits at Family Tree DNA!  Family Tree DNA is holding an AMAZING Father's Day Sale with some GREAT prices on DNA test kits and bundles! "Father’s Day is almost here, so get a jump on honoring Dad with extra savings on our best-selling DNA kits for ancestry. Give the gift of family discovery—because Dad genes never fade."

AncestryDNA Canada
Save $30 CAD

Family Tree DNA
Family Finder DNA $59 USD!

US Residents: Living DNA Test Regularly $159 USD, sale priced at $99 USD, special Father's Day Sale price of just $79 USD! Sale valid through June 18th. Get MyHeritage DNA for just $59 USD! The MyHeritage DNA Father’s Day Sale has started and you can get the MyHeritage DNA test kit - an autosomal DNA test kit similar to 23andMe and AncestryDNA - for just $59 USD!

Living DNA
Save 20% – just $79 USD!

MyHeritage DNA
Father’s Day Sale – just $59 USD!


There are even more savings when you purchase these Y-DNA test kits at during the Father's Day Sale at Family Tree DNA

There are even more savings when you purchase these Y-DNA test kits at during the Father’s Day Sale at Family Tree DNA:

  • Y-37 Test *: Tests 37 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $169, now just $129! Save $40! Click HERE
  • Y-67 Test *: Tests 67 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $268, now just $219! Save $49! Click HERE
  • Y111 Test *: Tests 111 markers. Explore your paternal lineage and follow the ancient migration path of your male ancestors. Regularly $359, now just $299! Save $60! Click HERE
  • Big Y-500 Test *: Examines 500 short tandem repeats and 100K SNPs on the Y chromosome. Note: The Big Y-500 includes the Y-111 please do not remove this from your shopping cart. Regularly $649, now just $499! Save $150! Click HERE

* Denotes male specific tests

Gifts for the Tech Dad!

Techie Dads love gifts that help feed their passion for the latest technology . . . especially when it can help with genealogy research!

90% off iDrive automatic online backup: normally $69.50 per year, you get the first year of 2TB cloud storage for just $6.95! Get the latest deals at Genealogy Bargains today, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Save 90% on 2TB Automatic Backup
Storage – just $6.95 USD
Click HERE

 Western Digital 2TB External Hard Drive at Amazon  Get the best price on the Jumbl 22MP All-In-1 Film & Slide Scanner and finally get your family photos, slides and home movies scanned and preserved!

Western Digital
2TB Portable External Hard Drive
Just $64.99 USD
Click HERE

 Jumbl Slide & Negative Scanner
Scan 7 different sizes
Just $89.99 USD
Click HERE

Shipping and Delivery Advice for Father’s Day

Running late on your gift giving for Father’s Day? Keep in mind that Amazon has FREE 2-DAY SHIPPING on most items for Amazon Prime members . . . and DNA test kits on Amazon have FREE 1-DAY SHIPPING!

23andMe on Amazon

If you have an Amazon Prime membership, click HERE and order your test through Amazon! If you don’t have Amazon Prime, click HERE to get yours before the price goes up on May 11th!

AncestryDNA on Amazon

While AncestryDNA is just $69 USD over at the Ancestry website, that price does NOT include shipping and handling. If you have an Amazon Prime membership and need the AncestryDNA test kit in as little as one day, consider making your purchase on Amazon. The $78.99 USD price is the same as adding shipping hand handling to the $69 USD direct from AncestryDNA price.

MyHeritage DNA

There is a similar deal on MyHeritage DNA at Amazon! While the MyHeritage DNA Father’s Day Sale price is just $59 USD, the shipping and handling will cost you at least $9.95 USD. To get the test delivered within one day, Amazon Prime members can purchase the test for just $69 USD.


PLEASE NOTE: The post content above contains affiliate links. This means I make a percentage of sales via these links. This does not INCREASE the price you pay as a consumer. It simply supplements my income so I can continue providing as much free genealogy content as possible through my “abundance model.”

DisclaimerAll prices and offers are subject to change. Some items may be sold out and have limited inventory. Also check to see if you have automated purchase settings enabled, such as Amazon Buy with 1-Click: it is your responsibility to make sure you are getting the correct price for an item before you check out and finalize the transaction.

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