Tuesday, July 23

Cross Country

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.


  1. Wow. That's huge. If you make it to Phoenix, let me know. I'd love to meet you.

    1. St. George, UT is the closest shop to Phoenix I think, but I am not sure if my route requires me to drive through Phoenix to get there. I'll let you know if I do.