Paris taxi question

Old Mar 2nd, 2008, 08:45 PM
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Paris taxi question

I have a question about taxis in Paris. Are they strict about the rule of 2 adults in the back and one in the front? For example, if a family of 5 -- 2 parents and 3 small children -- wanted to ride in a taxi, would that be allowed or would they have to take 2 taxis? Anyone know?


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Old Mar 3rd, 2008, 07:03 AM
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Hi S,

Don't worry.

They have larger cabs.

Some are even vans.

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Old Mar 3rd, 2008, 07:13 AM
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That rule hasn't been in effect for the past 10-15 years. There are plenty of vans and station wagons to accommodate larger groups.
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Old Mar 3rd, 2008, 07:15 AM
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I agree with ira, but you need to call the taxi company before
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Old Mar 3rd, 2008, 08:08 AM
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Well, you have to call a taxi anyway, or go to a taxi stand. You can't simply hail a cab on the street. But, for example, if you're getting a cab at the airport, there are always plenty of vans and stationwagons, and you'll be directed to one if you have more than 3 people.
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Old Mar 3rd, 2008, 08:51 AM
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Thank you all so much for your very helpful replies I didn't know they had taxi vans. That's good to know.

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