Scores of companies worldwide offer Genealogical DNA tests. Prices vary with the complexity, ranging from under $50 to several hundred dollars. As competition grows, "special" offers have tended to lead a downward trend.
Reviews and comparisons
- https://dnatestingchoice.com/en-us/ancestry - lists over 40 companies with price indications and reviews and direct links to websites
Some of the most popular vendors are here listed in alphanumeric order.
Ancestry.com is probably the world's largest genealogical company.
Recent offer, for Australia and New Zealand, for Mother's Day 2018, "$99 ... AUD. Offer ends 11:59pm (AEST) on Sunday 13 May 2018. Price excludes shipping costs."
A company in the same ownership as Geni. Winter sale in early 2020: $US49, down from $79
Later in 2020 (quoting from Dick Eastman's newsletter): MyHeritage is Holding a St. Patrick’s Day DNA Sale!
- by Dick Eastman
Announcing a MyHeritage St. Patrick's Day DNA Sale!
Pricing is just $59 U.S./ £59 U.K./ $97 Australia/ $97 NewZealand/ $82 Canada
MyHeritage is also offering FREE shipping on 2+ kits.
This sale will end on March 18.
Results from various testing companies can be matched.
See https://blog.eogn.com/2019/02/19/rootsfinder-now-imports-dna-matches-from-ancestry-com-23andme-my-heritage-and-familytreedna-with-new-analysis-tools/ - "The free family history website RootsFinder.com announces that in addition to its previous support for importing matches from GEDmatch, users can now import their autosomal DNA matches from Ancestry.com, 23andMe, MyHeritage, and FamilyTreeDNA. Matches from these DNA testing companies can then be “tagged” to the user’s family tree for analysis and further research."
From early 2020, GeneaNet's "beta DNA matching service allows everyone to upload the raw data of a DNA test kit taken from any company, and to compare it to other Geneanet members' DNA data for finding new relatives. Completely free of charge, Geneanet DNA supports DNA data from AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, Family Tree DNA and Living DNA."