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Ancestry UK Payment Options
« on: Tuesday 15 August 17 12:14 BST (UK) »
I'm slightly baffled by Ancestry's payment options which I am looking at.

Worldwide annual is 170

Semi-annual Worldwide (their words!) is 90 thereby being 180 for the year

Monthly Worldwide is 10 thereby being 120 for the year.

Usually one expects to find the monthly option the most expensive, followed by the six monthly and the yearly the most cost effective.

Anyone have any suggestions as to why the monthly is the cheapest?  Saving 50 on the cost of the annual!
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Re: Ancestry UK Payment Options
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 12:29 BST (UK) »
On the website, Monthly Worldwide is 19.99.
Making it just short of 240 for the year?
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Re: Ancestry UK Payment Options
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 12:43 BST (UK) »
Hmm, I'm looking at upgrade options as I did a Pay per view payment which hasn't expired yet.

Now has that got something to do with a cheaper monthly option?  Even with adding the payment I have made that would still make the total cost of monthly over the year to 130.  So still cheaper than the annual Worldwide.

Has anyone else come across this before?



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Re: Ancestry UK Payment Options
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 12:47 BST (UK) »
Does it say the monthly figure would stay the same over the year?  Otherwise, they could put up the price at any time.
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« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 13:04 BST (UK) »
Doesn't say.  Just lists the membership options down one side and the payments on the other.
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Re: Ancestry UK Payment Options
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 15:38 BST (UK) »
I am on a semi-annual worldwide subscription, this is what I have on my Ancestry upgrade options.
   
Essentials     10.99 per month    95.99 per year
Premium     13.99 per month    119.99 per year
Worldwide   19.99 per month    179.99 per year

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Re: Ancestry UK Payment Options
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 15:56 BST (UK) »
Hi everyone

Thanks for replies

Seems Ancestry are running several different offers.

The link you gave me Malky is even cheaper still.  89.99 for 12 months Worldwide.  A reduction of 80.01 on the amount that I am looking at of 170.  However the small print says that it is for NEW subscribers only, not for renewal of current subscriptions.  Ray's list gives 179.99 for Worldwide.

You've certainly got to shop around for offers.

Hhmm, I shall have to put my thinking cap on and consider what I want to do.
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England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Ancestry UK Payment Options
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 15 August 17 15:57 BST (UK) »
I've recently taken up Malky's splendid suggestion, but it's a deal for new customers only.

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