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Ancestry Subscription and Discounts

When we say we’re passionate about family history, it’s not just lip service. Every person here has a family tree and a story to tell. To help you discover, preserve, and share your own family history, we have a free subscription and products for you, your family, and your friends. So start digging in and making your own discoveries.

Free Subscription for You

Ancestry All Access Subscription

With an All Access subscription, you have access to Ancestry.com world content, Fold3.com, and Newspapers.com Basics—all with one subscription. To get your free subscription, send an email to [email protected] with your Ancestry.com username.

Discounts for You, Friends, and Family

50% off Semi-Annual or Annual Subscription

This coupon can be used by a total of five friends or family members per year for one of the following discounted family history subscriptions (Orders must be place through the links listed below):

Note: Interns and contractors are not eligible for discounts.

These links will direct you to full-priced subscription offers. After you enter your account information and payment/address information in steps 1 and 2 of the offer flow, there will be an option to redeem a coupon in step 3, Order. Click on the blue Have a coupon? link under the total, enter the coupon code, and click the Redeem button.

This discount only applies to new subscriptions and not renewals or upgrades. For current subscribers, please see instructions below. Each code will provide a discount on the initial billing of the subscription.  All subscriptions will automatically renew at the regular price. Subscriptions can be purchased anytime throughout the year by using the appropriate URL and entering your assigned employee discount code (see the Access Employee Discount Codes section for instructions on how to access your codes in Workday).

Current subscribers: Our coupons do not work on renewals or upgrades. If your friend or family member has a current subscription and would like to purchase a sub with the discount code, they must cancel their subscription 2 days before it renews by following these instructions. When their subscription is over, they can then redeem the code using the URL provided for the subscription they wish to purchase and enter your assigned employee discount code during the checkout. Please have them call Ancestry Member Services at 1-800-262-3787 if they need further assistance.

$60 off AncestryDNA + Traits

Discounted AncestryDNA kits now include Traits! The discount price is $49 per kit (50% off a DNA kit with the Traits feature for free), plus free standard shipping. You can buy discounted kits anytime throughout the year using your assigned employee discount code (see the Access Employee Discount Codes section for instructions on how to access your codes). Your unique discount code can be used up to 20 times through the end of December 31, 2019. You can use your discount code yourself or give it to family and friends to place their own orders.

To use your discount:

  1. Navigate to www.ancestry.com/usemployee to see the AncestryDNA + Traits $109 offer.
  2. Log in or create an account.
  3. Enter your payment and address details.
  4. Select your shipping method (your coupon code will waive the fees associated with standard shipping).
  5. Click on Have a coupon?, enter your unique code, and click Redeem. Your price will then adjust down to $49 per kit.

50% off AncestryHealth Core Kits

AncestryHealth Core kits are for friends, family, and employees who have not already taken an AncestryDNA test. If you or your friends/family already have DNA results, the discount code can be used to purchase AncestryHealth Core kits as gifts. The discount price is $74.50 per kit (50% off the list price), plus free standard shipping. You can buy discounted kits using your assigned employee discount code, which will look like EmplHealthCoreKit-XXXXXXX (see the Access Employee Discount Codes section for instructions on how to access your codes). Your unique discount code can be used up to 10 times through December 31, 2019 (additional discount codes will be provided in 2019). You can use your discount code yourself or give it to family and friends to place their own orders.

To use your discount:

  1. Navigate to www.ancestry.com/employeehealthcorekit to see the AncestryHealth Core $149 offer.
  2. Log in or create an account.
  3. Enter your payment and address details.
  4. Select your shipping method (your coupon code will waive the fees associated with standard shipping).
  5. Click on Have a coupon?, enter your unique code, and click Redeem. Your price will then adjust down to $74.50 per kit.

AncestryHealth Core Upgrade

Friends and family discount code:

  • Friends and family who have existing AncestryDNA results for themselves are eligible to purchase an upgrade at a 50% discount.
  • Codes for friends and family will look like FFHealthUpgradeToCore-XXXXX (see the Access Employee Discount Codes section for instructions on how to access your codes.)
  • Due to the eligibility requirements of the upgrade, the coupon code can only be used once per account where the redeemer has received their own DNA results. The code can be used up to 10 times.
  • This discount code will expire EOD December 31, 2019.

We cannot provide free or discounted upgrades retroactively. If you or your friends and family have already purchased an upgrade, we’re unable to provide a refund (but we appreciate your enthusiasm for our exciting new product!).

To redeem an AncestryHealth Core upgrade (instructions may vary depending on if you’ve already set up two-step verification through Ancestry):

  1. Go to www.ancestry.com/health/core and sign in to your account.
  2. You may be asked to do a two-step verification.
  3. If you’re eligible for an upgrade from AncestryDNA to AncestryHealth Core, you will see an Upgrade now button. Click on the button to be directed to the cart.
  4. Enter your payment information, if it’s not already filled out, and click the Proceed to checkout button.
  5. Click on the blue Have a coupon? link under the total, enter the coupon code, and click the Redeem button. The total should read as $0.00* for employees or $24.50 for friends and family.

NOTE: If you select the AncestryHealth Plus Membership and choose to upgrade to that option, you’ll pay the full $98 list price and not be eligible for a future employee discount on the Plus product.

Access Employee Discount Codes

Employee discount codes are available in Workday:

  1. Log in to Workday.
  2. Click on Personal Information in the Applications box.
  3. Under View, click on Employee Discount Codes.
  4. There will be four unique codes listed in Workday:
    1. DNA Employee Discount Coupon Code for AncestryDNA + Traits
    2. Friends & Family for family history subscriptions
    3. AncestryHealth Core Kit Discount Code for the AncestryHealth Core kit
    4. AncestryHealth Upgrade from DNA to Core Code for the AncestryHealth core upgrade

If one of these codes is missing, please inform [email protected].