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monterey mystery shopping (Deactivation?)

they deactivate since they said that tried to contact me since they had to edit my shops. I had no emails or phone calls from them asking for any information. I would have made any corrections that they would have wanted to made. Then some manager named... Continue Reading

Monterey, CA * Dinner Mystery Shop

* Monterey, CA * Seafood/Italian Restaurant Dinner Mystery Shop Mid-Week Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday or Friday/Saturday Mystery Shops * ** Have a Great Seafood/Italian Dinner on US! ** * Louie Linguini Seafood/Italian Restaurant specialized in fresh seafood, pasta and local cuisine. * Details as follows: Dinner for 2 adults to include either: 2... Continue Reading

Bar Shop in Monterey CA - $20 pay plus expenses!

Mercantile Systems has an Integrity Bar Shop available in Monterey! Agent must sit at the bar, and watch the activity of the Bartenders and Servers on duty. In particular, look for over pouring, non-ringing of sales, and give aways. You may complete this assignment alone, or bring one... Continue Reading

Monterey, CA * Seafood/Italian Restaurant Mystery Shop

* Monterey, CA * September * Seafood/Italian Restaurant Mystery Shop * * September Mid-Week (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) * Apply online at or You must be registered on our SPG sassie web site for online reporting. You can also email me at once you have registered... Continue Reading

Monterey, CA * Seafood/Italian Restaurant Shop

*Monterey, CA * Great Seafood/Italian Restaurant Mystery Shop* Friday 8/22 or Saturday 8/23 Apply online at or You must be registered on our SPG sassie web site for online reporting. You can also email me at once you have... Continue Reading

Lunch and Dinner shops in Monterey, CA and Kaulua-Kona, HI

Hi Shoppers! Mercantile Systems has Bar Lunch or Bar Dinner shops available. You can bring a guest! There is a bar visit included. LUNCH: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM DINNER: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Reimbursement: up to $140 Parking: $10 with receipt You can register and log in here:... Continue Reading

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Anyone have experience doing this shop? This is my first shop with this MSC. I'm hoping it's not as complicated and tiring as the IKEA shop was (like is it closer to doing a grocery store, multi-department shop?). I signed up for it to do something fun... Continue Reading

$10 EXTRA = $105 Aquarium Shop in Monterey, CA - 9/27 or 9/30

Amusement Advantage has fun shops at a Aquarium / Oceanarium location in Monterey, CA available now! This shop pays a total of $105 including $10 EXTRA PAY and $5 Early Return Bonus. Even if you aren't interested, please refer your friends, family and co-workers. You will earn $10 for every... Continue Reading

Monterey problems

Anyone else having trouble reaching Monterey today (July 9)? I can't log into their web site with my regular username and password. Their system of sending the same if you're forgotten yours isn't working, and they haven't answered a recent phone call and email. I can understand if one or... Continue Reading

I Recommend Monterey Mystery Shopping

When I perform shops for Monterey the instructions are clear, the forms are coherent, the pay is reasonable AND they always pay on time. I get an email telling me what date funds will be in my PayPal account and what shops are being paid for. Wish all... Continue Reading

What's Up With Monterey?

Anybody know what's up with this company? I did a number of car shops with them last year, all sorts of brands (edited for ICA violation.) and found them very easy to work with. Lately, however, like the past two or three months, all I see on their job boards are a... Continue Reading

Monterey Mystery---NEWBIES

I have attempted to finish my application twice but the page won't seem to continue after the 'verify' page. My browser is working fine, I don't have any issues with any other pages. Anyone else have this issue or know what to do next?... Continue Reading

Monterey car dealer shop payments

Hello All, Can anyone tell me what the pay cycle is for this company's car dealership shops? Some types of shops pay on different cycles. Can anyone help? Thanx... Continue Reading

$95 Monterey, CA Aquarium Shop - December weekdays

Amusement Advantage, Inc. has great aquarium shops available in the below cities. If you’re interested, please register and then log in at to review the assignment details and request any shops you’re interested in with all the dates you’re available. These are ongoing assignments, so even if... Continue Reading

Beware of Monterey Mystery Shopping, BestMark and Marketforce

Stay away from these companies. They are frauds. They require a lengthy shop, then bullshit you that the form "needs more information" but they refuse to tell you what is missing. That was Monterey. Bestmark unilaterally withholds payment after the work was done and the form was sent. They are frauds.... Continue Reading

Monterey any comments?

I got an email with a local shop but I feel their sign up forms requite TOO MUCH personal info. Has anybody shopped for them, do they pay?... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast & Monterey

Does anyone know if these two companies are the same? I applied at Monterey and received a confirmation from Coast to Coast. Thanks bunches,... Continue Reading

Aquarium/Oceanarium Shops in Boston, Baltimore, Charleston & Monterey

We have fun aquarium/oceanarium shops in: Boston, MA 02101 $80 + 4 tickets + parking pass + $10 extra pay - Friday, 11/25 Baltimore, MD 21202 $95 + $25 extra pay - Friday, 11/11 Charleston, SC 29401 $75 - Monday, 11/21 - Friday, 11/25 Monterey, CA 93940 $75 - Saturday, 11/19 or Sunday, 11/20 If... Continue Reading

Beware of Monterey Mystery Shopping

Be very wary about accepting mystery shopping assignments from this company. They will not fully reimburse shoppers for required out-of-pocket expenses. I have done well over 100 shops for various companies and this is the first time the company failed to reimburse for legitimate, documented expenses. Even... Continue Reading

monterey ms

found out about them through coast to coast/listing on jobslinger ... and i have one good site that i found through them... but want to be sure... blessing tom... Continue Reading

Monterey Bay Aquarium - $75.00

Amusement Advantage has an Aquarium mystery shopping assignment available near you right NOW! Remember, even if you aren't interested, you can Earn $10 by referring friends, family and co-workers. You will earn $10 for every new shopper you refer that registers and completes a shop for our company. To view the details and apply for this assignment you MUST... Continue Reading

A Great Day at the Aquarium in Monterey CA $75.00 + $5.00 Bonus

Amusement Advantage has a fun day at the Aquarium in your area that is available immediately. The shop pays $75.00. PLUS an additional $5.00 if the completed report and all documents are turned in by 10:00 am the day following the shop. Referral Bonus: Even if you... Continue Reading

Seeking Feedback on Monterey Mystery Shopping

Anyone worked for them?... Continue Reading

RE:Monterey Mystery Shopping Co.

Hi, Anyone have any dealings with this company.Feedbacxk would be appreciated.... Continue Reading

Most Recent mentions of Monterey Mystery Shopping

I gotta admit that I love the way Monterey works with me. (Source). December 18, 2014

stay away from Monterey, I did over 100 shops then they deactivate me saying that they tried to contact me for additional information even though they never did and then they delayed the payments. (Source). December 18, 2014

shop in Florida and the dealer offered to let me take a $100,000 German sports car home overnight [I could probably name the make since they aren't a client of Monterey, but I choose not to in the spirit of Forum rules]. (Source). December 17, 2014

I can't tell from your gender from the post, the assignment is for male shoppers only. Monterey reports for other clients are some of the easiest. (Source). December 14, 2014

I would appreciate any inputs on Monterey. (Source). December 14, 2014 and Measure Consumer Perspectives Melinda Brody and Company Merchandising Consultants Associates website: Mercantile Systems website: Mintel Monterey Mystery Shopping Mpact website: http://www. (Source). December 08, 2014

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You will take a picture of yourself in front of the location and a picture of the food item(s) you order. City ST Zip Fort Smith AR 72903 Sierra Vista AZ 85635 Citrus Heights CA 95610 Downey CA 90241 El Centro CA 92243 Eureka CA 95501 Hanford CA 93230 Hayward CA 94545 Merced CA 95348 Monterey CA 93940 Moreno Valley CA 92553 Newark CA 94560 Northridge CA 91324 Palmdale CA 93551 Redding CA 96003 San Jose CA 95122 Stockton CA 95207 Tracy CA 95304 Tracy CA 95376 Visalia CA 93277 Yuba City CA 95991 Tampa FL 33609 Blaine MN 55434 Roseville MN 55113 Medford OR 97501 Brownsville TX 78526 Killeen TX 76543 San Antonio TX 78216 Layton UT 84041 Ogden UT 84405 West Valley City UT 84119 Wauwatosa WI 53226 Thanks and I look forward to working with you! (Source). December 02, 2014

Intellishop and Monterey are your best bets but ask for bonuses on intellishops $40 total pay is what I consider minimum. (Source). November 30, 2014

Hi SoJim, IntelliShop and Monterey Mystety Shopping both offer car related shops. (Source). November 30, 2014