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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 in the bullet point 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 75% off total shipping costs. 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. Keep in mind that you can purchase only five kits at a time. You can use your discount code yourself or give it to family and friends to place their own orders. Your discount code will be active through December 31, 2019.

Orders must be placed through www.ancestry.com/usemployee. This link will direct you to a full-priced AncestryDNA kit + Traits offer (reg. $109). 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. The final price will depend on how many kits are ordered and the method of shipping selected.

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 a unique code for the DNA discount listed in line with the DNA Employee Discount Coupon Code title and a unique code for the family history subscription discount listed in line with the Friends & Family title. If one of these is missing, please inform [email protected].