First, I did do a search of TA's answers about taxis. --I learned that it would be wise to get a minivan sized taxi in order to carry 4 adults plus 4 or 5 pieces of luggage; however, I still have a few questions. We are staying very near the "Vaugirard" stop (Metro line #12) and we need to get to the "Bercy" train station for a night train from Paris to Venice ("Bercy train station is near Gare de Lyon). QUESTIONS: (1) How does one get a "minivan sized taxi" ? (---please give phone number as I would dial it from a Paris phone). (2) What would be the approximate cost to get from the "Vaugirard" Metro stop to the Bercy train station (remember, 4 adults & 4 or 5 pieces of lugage). (3) How much time should I phone ahead for a taxi? Again, a Paris phone number would be handly (a phone number that has a real person to answer questions --not a recording---to make things even more difficult, I do not speck French). Thanks for the help you might give. ----Jaes.