Picture yourself standing in a queue.
This time, however, you are not seated on a plastic chair that you find at home affairs or any government department. You are waiting in a virtual waiting room.
It has been almost two hours since I have logged in - eager to score myself a R5 flight with FlySafair.
I logged on at 9.15am, 15 minutes after the site opened for the R5 sale.
For the first hour, my screenshot was a 504 unavailable getaway time out icon. I sigh and continue to refresh the icon, hoping to run into some luck sooner rather than later.