Customers trying to secure a Tesco Christmas delivery slot on Tuesday morning are complaining that there is a queue of over 100,000 which has crashed the website.
A Tesco customer wrote on Twitter, “I logged on at 5.59 (am) to get ready only to find over 135,000 in the queue already.”
By 6.13am this morning Tesco customers posted screenshots showing that there was around 180,000 people in the queue for a Christmas delivery slot.
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A Tesco spokesperson said, “We’re currently seeing a high number of visits to our website and Groceries app and some customers are temporarily having difficulty logging on or placing orders.
“We’re really sorry about this.
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“There are still slots available for both home delivery and click & collect over the Christmas period and we’re working to get things back up and running as quickly as we can.
“In the meantime, we recommend that customers use our website to place their order.”
Later this morning Tesco said its website is now back up and running after it crashed after more than 290,000 people were queuing for a prized Christmas delivery slot.