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Suggestion for car service from DeGaulle to apartment in Paris?

Old Dec 12th, 2013, 01:22 PM
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Suggestion for car service from DeGaulle to apartment in Paris?

There will be four of us with luggage going from DeGaulle into Paris. Anyone have a good and reasonable car service to recommend? Am concerned taxis may not work for all of us with each having a suitcase (also can't do shuttle or bus since my daughter and granddaughter get carsick so I want to get there as directly and easily as possible)......
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Old Dec 12th, 2013, 01:34 PM
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There are many minivan taxis. The taxi dispatcher at the taxi exit will direct you to a big enough vehicle for your party.
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Taxi should not be a problem. Four people with luggage get in the taxi lines all the time. You may not fit in the smaller taxis but the person handling the line will direct you to a taxi that can take you & the bags.
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Not only will a taxi be the easiest option, it should also be about the cheapest. The base fare should be from 50€-55€ (maybe less if your apartment is in the north of Paris), plus 3€ for the 4th (and subsequent) passenger and 1€ per bag placed into the trunk (the first bag is free).

In total, expect to pay from 56€ to 61€. Taxi drivers do not need to be tipped unless they handle your luggage for you or perform some other service. 3%-5% is an ample tip.

Do not accept rides from clandestine drivers soliciting from within the terminals. Proceed directly to the taxi queues located curbside from baggage claim. You may want to have your address written on a piece of paper to hand to the driver.
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Car services are known for their unreliability. Take a taxi. There are no issues regarding amount of luggage or getting there the most direct way.
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Thanks so much everyone!
And a special thank you to Kerouac for the wonderful links to the store holiday window displays!
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Another--take a taxi. Done it several times. NO problem
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