The best deals to start the 2019 holiday season

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Published Saturday, November 2, 2019

Christmas may still be more than a month away, but is already launching incredible Happy HoliDeals you don't want to miss - and you'll get ahead on your holiday shopping!

If you've been wondering about your family history, the 23andMe Ancestry DNA test is a popular starting point. Discover your ancestry and where in the world your DNA is from - and how your relatives moved around the world over thousands of years. You can even opt into a service to help find and connect with family members you never knew you had!  This season, Amazon is offering up to 50% off 23andMe home DNA tests to help start your family discovery.

In the kitchen, the Instant Pot line has become a holiday favorite that is sure to sell out again this year! The ever-popular Instant Pot DUO60 is a fantastic value at 20% off, and can take the place of seven appliances - saving you plenty of counter space! The Instant Pot DUO60 monitors pressure, temperature, keeps time, and adjusts heating intensity for perfect results every time. Don't forget the cookbook with 500 easy and healthy recipes for beginners to experts your whole family will love!

With the price of cable and satellite TV going up, it's time to cut the cord, and Roku makes it easy with the Streaming Stick+. Choose from over 500,000 movies and TV episodes with the included long-range wireless voice remote, or use Alexa to select your favorite programs! You can even conveniently control it from your smart phone with the FREE Roku Mobile App. The Streaming Stick+ supports HD and 4K video for incredibly sharp images. Normally $60, Amazon is offering nearly 20% off if you hurry!

Speaking of TVs, isn't it time to upgrade to a fantastic new Samsung QLED 4K Ultra HD television to see the best picture quality? Choose from a great range of sizes, from 43-inch to theater-size 82 inches - perfect for any room in your home. Alexa voice control allows you to choose channels or turn the TV on from the comfort of your sofa or bed. Best of all? Amazon is offering discounts up to 47% off - but these deals won't last forever!

Shopping on a budget? Amazon has you covered there, too! From interest-free payment plans on select items, to the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card and Amazon Prime Store Card. With the Prime Rewards Visa Card, you earn up to 5% back wherever you shop with no annual fee. You can even get a $70 Amazon gift card with your approval for the Prime Rewards Visa Card! The Prime Store Card allows you to earn up to an additional 15% back on select items, saving you even more!

These incredible savings won't last forever, so start your holiday shopping today may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.