AncestryDNA was acquired by Permira in 2012 at a price of $1.6 billion. With their DNA analysis service, a saliva sample will be more than enough to trace you ethnicity across more than 26 regions all over the globe. It has 16 billion historical records, which is asserted to be the largest. They use more than 700,000 genetic markers for the analysis of the sample sent on their laboratory. With 6 to 8 weeks, you can already receive the result of the test.
The rates will differ depending on the records you wish to access. For U.S. Discovery Plan, monthly membership is $19.99 and 6-month membership is $99. For World Explorer Plan, on the other hand, monthly membership is $34.99 and 6-month membership is $149. Lastly, for All Access Plan, monthly subscription costs $44.99 per month and $199 for six months.
Has more than 70 million family trees
Comes with a 14-day free trial
Free mobile application
Comes with a learning center
Free trial requires credit card
Cancelling subscription can be difficult
In spite of the drawbacks, AncestryDNA is a promising option for DNA testing, given the fact that they have extensive records and worldwide coverage. They even have a learning center to provide you with resources like webinars and blogs.