I pulled the trigger. Last night I accepted the largest, longest, most lucrative mystery shopping route I have ever undertaken (and for that matter, it could be the longest route ANYONE has attempted).
It's huge, folks.
Between August 6th and October 31st, I will embark on a massive route that takes me as far west as the Utah/Nevada line and as far east as the Carolina coast. I will be shopping the service departments at a vehicle dealership. The compensation I negotiated is based on 50 hotel stays and more than 12,000 miles of driving.
I have already begun the planning process. To keep from overwhelming myself I am scheduling two weeks at a time. The company I am working with is giving me the flexibility of doing these shops in whatever order I want. The only requirement is that they all be done by the end of October. That means that I can take breaks whenever I feel the urge.
I plan to take photos and keep a travel blog right here at this site. Stay tuned.