IT seems us Aussies can’t resist a good travel deal…
Jetstar’s computer booking system crashed overnight after word spread the airline was offering $88 fares to Bali.
The flood of interest was so great that the booking system couldn’t cope with the traffic.
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Some desperate would-be travellers spent as long as six-hours trying to make a booking.
Jetstar has since apologised to customers.
A spokesman told news.com.au that the “enormous popularity of the sale put significant pressure on our booking system”.
“While customers were able to book throughout the night the heavy traffic on out website meant some customers had difficulty purchasing the sale fares,” he said.
“Our web team worked hard to fix the website’s performance overnight and there are plenty of sale fares still available for travellers this morning.”