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‘Tis The Season For PR Stunts: Uber Is Delivering Christmas Trees Thursday

The Betabeat office is decorated.

Jolly Saint Nick is coming early this holiday season in the form of an Uber publicity stunt. Tomorrow, the on-demand private car company is delivering nondenominational holiday bushes Christmas trees to New Yorkers for $135.

In partnership with the Home Depot, the company will ship out an eight foot Fraser Fir to your apartment “within minutes” of it being ordered. The option will appear as “UberTREE” in the app tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., so may the odds be in your favor.

The gift bag also includes a tree stand and an “Uber gift.” Perhaps a left over kitten? Read More